Posts tagged "certified document services"

Trust Marches Onward: Adobe Approved Trust List Welcomes Two New Members

Some of our savvy readers and users may have already noticed a dialog box asking them to download a “security settings update from Adobe Systems”:

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No, it’s not the latest patch.  In fact, by clicking Yes, Acrobat and Reader 9+ users are downloading an update to the Adobe Approved Trust List (AATL), a list of trusted digital certificates that provides users with better assurances that the digitally signed documents they are receiving can be trusted.  This is visible to document recipients as a green check mark or blue ribbon, depending on the type of digital signature.

In this update, four certificates, two each from Entrust and QuoVadis respectively, have been added to the AATL…

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Certified Document Services (CDS) Program Grows to Six with Post.Trust Announcement

Adobe is excited to welcome Post.Trust, the certification authority subsidiary of An Post, the Irish postal service, into the Certified Document Services program.

CDS makes creating and receiving authentic documents easier by not
requiring a recipient to explicitly trust the author of the document. 
CDS signatures automatically validate in Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader 6.0 and above,
providing integrity and long-term assurance to electronic documents of
record.  Providers involved in the CDS Program are required to meet
stringent requirements for identity vetting, security, and operations.

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News from the Adobe Security Partner Community: Euthymics BioScience uses Electronic Signatures to Reduce Cost and Improve Integrity

Euthymics BioScience, a start-up biotechnology company focused on developing next generation treatments for neuropsychiatric disorders, is now using Adobe Acrobat and GlobalSign Certified Document Services (CDS) signature credentials to digitally sign key documents, according to a recent announcement from GlobalSign, a member of the Adobe Security Partner Community. Euthymics can now eliminate the time and money associated with the traditional paper, pen, routing, and archiving of wet ink signatures, and also better meet critical US Food and Drug Administration requirements, which place a high priority on document authentication and integrity.

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Certified Documents (like the US Federal Budget) explained…in just over a minute and a half!

John Landwehr, Director of Security Solutions here at Adobe, recently sat down for Focus Washington, an online television series that deals with a variety of topics at the convergence of policy and technology.  Here, Landwehr describes certified documents, and notes their benefits not only to authenticity and integrity, but also to accessibility and indexing.

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