It’s easy to confuse the two terms
It’s very easy to confuse digital signature and electronic signature. First, the two terms are often used interchangeably. And to add to the confusion, some languages don’t make a distinction.
In this guide, we’ll walk you through the differences between digital and electronic signatures to help clear things up. You’ll learn the key features of each term, examples of what they encompass and how they can be applied. Above all, you’ll learn how to ask esign providers to be specific regarding what their services include.
What is a digital signature?
A digital signature is a method for ensuring the integrity of digital documents. It’s like a fingerprint that is unique to that document. As with our own human fingerprints, it’s impossible for any other document to have that same digital signature.