Silanis to Present a Web Seminar on the Role of PKI & Electronic Signatures in eGovernment: Resolving the eSignature vs Digital Signature Debate

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Silanis Technology, the industry's most experienced electronic signature provider with more than two million government and commercial users, today announced that it will provide a web seminar on the role of PKI and electronic signatures in eGovernment. The seminar will address the longstanding debate between the definitions of an electronic signature and digital signature.

Silanis Technology, the industry's most experienced electronic signature provider with more than two million government and commercial users, today announced that it will provide a web seminar on the role of PKI and electronic signatures in eGovernment. The seminar will address the longstanding debate between the definitions of an electronic signature and digital signature.

"Digital signature technology won't allow people to duplicate a paper-based signing act on-line. Only electronic signatures do," says Chief Executive Officer, Richard Warren. "Six years after eSign has passed, there's still a lot of confusion in the market regarding these two technologies.

Secure, public key-enabled, electronic signatures are a recognized and necessary component of any eGovernment initiative. Without this capability, both internal and web based business processes will only be partially automated and will still be burdened by the inconvenience of printing to paper whenever a signature is required.

But making sense of this complex subject can be a challenge. Terms such as 'Public Key Infrastructure,' 'Digital Signatures,' 'Electronic Signatures,' and 'Digital Certificates' are often used interchangeably creating confusion or leading to misconceptions. Understanding the differences and dependencies between these technologies is the first step towards a successful eGovernment strategy and is the goal of this web seminar.

The presentation is scheduled for Thursday, May 18 at 11 p.m. EST. Registration is required in order to attend: http://www.silanis.com/site/corporate/seminars.php?id=406. This subject is discussed in more detail in Silanis' whitepaper which can beaccessed by visiting Silanis' electronic signature resource center located at:
http://www.silanis.com/site/resource_center/knowledge_center/index.php?topic=technology_differences

About Silanis
Founded in 1992, Silanis Technology Inc. is the largest and most experienced provider of electronic signature solutions. More than 1,100 government and commercial organizations, representing two million users, depend on Silanis' solutions to accelerate operations, improve service, and reduce costs. The company's solutions not only eliminate the inefficiencies of paper, they provide reliable and auditable business records needed to demonstrate compliance with applicable laws, standards, regulations and policies. http://www.Silanis.com

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Mary Ellen Power, Silanis Technology
(514) 337-5255 ext. 1117

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