Category Archives: Document Signing

What is a Certified Document and when should you use it?

August 3, 2012 by Bruce Morton     No Comments

I found this article on the Adobe Security Matters website, What is a Certified Document and when should you use it? For those who need to certify documents, you may find it interesting. As a quick summary, it states that here are two frequent use cases for Certified Documents: Publishing files and want the recipients [Read More...]

What is a Certified Document and when should you use it?

August 1, 2012 by Bruce Morton     No Comments

I found this article on the Adobe Security Matters website, What is a Certified Document and when should you use it? For those who need to certify documents, you may find it interesting. As a quick summary, it states that here are two frequent use cases for Certified Documents: Publishing files and want the recipients [Read More...]

Security Focus: It’s What’s Behind the Seal That Matters

April 24, 2012 by Dave Rockvam     No Comments

In my last post, I briefly discussed a survey Entrust commissioned to understand the effect trust seals have on online transaction behavior. Coincidentally, I discovered an article in IEEE Security & Privacy magazine about a similar survey the magazine conducted. Security-related items were one of eight different factors the survey identified that affected the participants’ [Read More...]

Why Adobe CDS Certificates

August 4, 2010 by Scott Shetler     No Comments

Back in 2005, Adobe unveiled the Certified Document Services (CDS) program, which automatically trusts new digital IDs that are chained to (part of the family of) the Adobe Root certificate embedded in Adobe products. Anybody who opens a PDF document signed or certified by a CDS credential automatically gets a “blue ribbon” with trust provided to [Read More...]

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