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Electronic signature vs. digital signature

Explore the key differences between eSignature and Digital Signature in 2023. Learn about the benefits and use cases of each with signeasy!

Rachana Chotia
Rachana Chotia
July 13, 2023
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Electronic signature vs. digital signature

Frequently asked questions

What is the difference between eSignature and digital signature?
eSignature is a broader term referring to various electronic methods of signing documents. A digital signature, on the other hand, specifically refers to a cryptographic technique that ensures the authenticity and integrity of the signed document.
What is the future of digital signatures?
Digital signature is expected to witness widespread adoption in the future, as businesses continue to prioritize workflow efficiency and security, as well as sustainability in their document management processes.
Is an electronic signature more secure than a digital signature?
Both electronic and digital signatures can provide a high level of security when implemented correctly. However, digital signatures are more secure than electronic signatures due to cryptographic security features.
Rachana Chotia
Rachana Chotia
Rachana is the Content Marketing Manager at Signeasy, where she works with the product & customer teams to create content related to eSignature and contract workflows. In her free time, she enjoys going for walks, watching anime, and reading a good book.
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