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Manufacturer´s declaration

The regulatory authority has not published yet the manufacturer´s declaration for SecSigner which was submitted on July 4, 2011.

You can find the manufacturer´s declaration as well as an amendment (also submitted to the regulatory authority) on:

Qualified digital signatures

SecSigner generates qualified electronic signatures and thus enables – especially within SecCommerce SecPKI Workflow –  legally binding contract conclusions without media discontinuity (i.e. 100% paperless).
For the current version 5 a manufacturer´s declaration according to § 17 paragraph  sentence 2 (Signatures Act) was submitted to the regulatory authority.
The manufacturer´s declaration of SecSigner 5 was submitted on 2016/03/30 but is not published yet.
The manufacturer´s declaration of SecSigner 4 was submitted on 2015/04/20 but is also not published yet by the regulatory authority.

If you want to learn more about the possible use scenarios of SecSigner, please visit the page Signature tools for end users.

SecSigner

  • can generate and verify signatures
  • can embed the signature in a PDF document
  • can attach a notification in the PDF  documents attesting the authenticity
  • can make electronic signatures visible
  • can create the signature of a PDF as separate file
  • can create multiple signature (several signatures per document: 4-eyes principle)
  • can create highly performant batch signatures / mass signatures (several signatures with only one single PIN entry) with suitable signature cards
  • supports all common German signature cards and card readers (Link) and additionally a variety of common European signature cards and card readers
  • offers to obtain time stamps from the trust center
  • also supports signing with software certificates

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The range of functions of the signature application component SecSigner goes far beyond a function library

Only the qualified electronic signature is on the same legal footing as the individual manual signature and thus guarantees legal binding effect of the signed letter of intent.

Special characteristics of SecSigner as an overview:

  • SecSigner is a complete signature application component which may be delivered via the internet and is confirmed in version 2.0.0 according to the Signatures Act as well as certified according to ITSEC E2/HIGH,
  • is a component with HTML invocation interface for easy integration into portal applications,
  • can be integrated as component into Java applications, Java applets or other programs,
  • is a user-friendly application directly in the internet browser with secure display of, for example,. Text-, HTML-, TIFF-, JPEG-, PDF- , XML-documents,
  • has a secure viewer for eANV-documents,
  • signs documents in the formats Text, HTML, TIFF, JPG/JPEG, PDF (PDF/A-1 and PDF/A-2), JBIG2, XML, Office-documents, … with the signature formats CMS (PKCS#7), XML-DSig as well as integrated into PDF documents.
  • Support of signature format CAdES as well as PAdES for pdf documents and XAdES for xml documents.

  • can create multiple signatures (several signatures per document: 4-eyes principle)
  • can create highly performant mass signatures (several signatures with only one single PIN entry) with suitable signature cards,
  • does not require any manual software installation, as the application can be downloaded directly via the Internet and be executed in the browser/Java plugin,
  • supports a variety of common European signature cards and card readers, among them all common German signature cards and card readers,
  • offers to obtain time stamps from the trust center,
  • includes verification of signatures,
  • provides online verification (OCSP) of certificates (if they have been locked by the issuing trust center),
  • supports ISIS-MTT standards and is downward compatible to the services and data formats which have been previously implemented by the trust centers.

SecSigner SecSigner with SecPKI Server
Create signatures (on your desktop with user interface)
Verify (on your desktop with user interface)
Encrypt
Multiple signatures
Calculation of hash values
Smart card user management
Verification of signatures
Verification of authorized person
Generation of a long-term archive (hash-tree) *
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Building a signature long-term archive is a mandatory procedure required by law in most instances to ensure the authenticity of the signature over the course of several years.

We will gladly help with the introduction of SecSigner to your company

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