Realyst Signatures can be applied for any business need, from simple click wrap through to advanced digital signatures.
The most widely used application for corporate use is the electronic signature coupled with authentication, our standard offering. There is a wide spectrum of definitions, and electronic and digital signatures are often interchanged, below is a
high-level view of the terms used:
The traditional method of capturing your signature by putting pen to paper
Typically a tick box on a website
There are a wide variety of types and forms of electronic signatures, ranging from your name in an email, a copy of your wet signature, to an authenticated name stamp with date, IP address and time stamp
An electronic signature with a mechanism that enables private and public key authentication
Required for only a select few document types, requiring face to face and/or other ID verification service supported by a certificate of authentication. There are presently two agencies registered in South Africa.