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PDF 417

PDF 417 is a barcode that is used to encode large amounts of information. The word ”barcode” is a widely used term and known to the vast majority of people. They contain a certain amount of information and are used to recognize an item both physically and online. However, there are two groups of barcodes: […]

ERP Digital Signature case study

This is a software system designed to manage the whole training program for companies (subsidized courses) but also allowing to manage private training and consulting services (e.g., training and learning contracts, LOPD, PRL, etc.)

Signing contracts electronically

Working in HR is very satisfying. For instance, making happy those who wanted a job in your company so badly. Then comes the most annoying part, which is handling all the paperwork, starting with the employment contract. Luckily, the electronic signature simplifies and secures both your work and your new colleague’s work. Do you want to know […]

What are biometrics? Definition and current trends

4 must-have digital tools in the Industry 4.0 framework

Those responsible for the development of Industry 4.0 may be somewhat confused by the number of available technologies and tools within the industrial framework. As a result, firms are afraid to choose tools that do not match the needs of the company and therefore do not generate profits. To simplify this decision-making, below are key […]

4 applications of eSignatures in quality management consulting firms

Companies dedicated to quality management handle stacks of documents on a daily basis, therefore digitizing paperwork will simplify the overall business activity. As part of this digital transformation, electronic signatures can be used as a tool for different case scenarios. Below we describe the most common ones.

The role of digital signatures in SEPA Direct Debit Mandate

As part of the unification process at all levels resulting from the European project, SEPA has been a major step forward in establishing a borderless economy. Payment order mandates are key for the proper functioning of SEPA. Let us explain to you its main features and how electronic signatures play an important role here.

How to obtain a digital certificate for dealing with online operations?

Digital certificates have become very useful to prove our identity when dealing with certain operations. The advantage of being able to use them from home or anywhere else, together with their high level of security has made them very attractive to citizens. Many citizens will wonder how to get them. Let’s solve this issue together with […]

What does ‘compliance’ mean in the finance sector?

The term compliance is gaining strength in all types of companies, acting as a shield against serious legal problems, especially those that belong to the financial sector, which are more strictly regulated.

KYC: What is it and how does it evade financial frauds

“Know Your Customer” (KYC) is now a required procedure for banks that want to receive a new customer. This helps fight against criminal tax activities. To complete this procedure, electronic identification methods can be of great help, such as digital signatures.

Cybersecurity in Spanish SMEs

Undoubtedly, cybersecurity must be one of the main aspects companies must look after. It is important in any company, big or small, because the damage caused internally can be huge, especially in companies with limited resources, since malicious attacks could mean the end of the business. Therefore, today we take a look at the situation […]

Can digital signatures be forged?

Signature and document fraud is a problem that has now spread to the digital world, where cyber security is increasingly required. As a result, many digital signature users, or those who are considering their use ask themselves how to avoid forgery. Let us clarify these questions in this article.

Spain and the Dominican Republic: two countries digitally advanced, but with several differences

Societies are working hard to go digital, as evidenced by these two countries, divided by an ocean, but with similar digital goals. However, the situation in each country is very different and deserves to be assessed in detail.

The legal validity of digital signatures in sworn translations

The expansion of companies beyond their borders requires extra care when writing texts in different languages, namely those of official nature. In these cases, the intervention of specialised professionals will be required, who can use the digital signature for their works, a tool which we will now go into more detail.

Business document management in 2020

Documentary control can be a challenge and a headache for department heads and company CEOs. To help them, alternatives such as document managers have emerged, describing its usefulness below, focusing on how the digital signature is a tool they must also count on to make the most of document managers.