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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

8 uses of the digital signature in the real estate sector

The world of real estate has significantly evolved in recent years, changing from a traditional business to one that benefits from all the advantages that new technologies bring, as is…

How the digital signature can help to improve efficiency when telecommuting

Do you usually telework and wish you could be even more productive while meeting your obligations at home? There are many ways to achieve this, and one is through the…

The reservation of title in purchase-sales agreements and its digital evolution

Paying for a purchase in instalments is an interesting alternative for valuable chattels. Formalising the purchase implies some considerable administrative procedures, and these documents may contain information that may not…

Signing documents digitally at insurance companies in Spain

How is digital transformation changing insurance companies from Spain? Why should we include the digital signature in this change? What are the advantages of adopting the digital signature?

Qualified trust service provider in Spain: the timestamping service

What are Trust Services, what differentiates the ones considered qualified, and what are the roles of Trust service providers? Given the fact that Viafirma is now considered a Qualified Trust…

What are advanced electronic signatures?

In this article we will thoroughly analyse the requirements an electronic signature must meet in order to be considered advanced e-signature under the eIDAS standards. We also compare other types…