non-repudiation


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non-repudiation

To be unable to reject the validity of a document (unable to prove it is counterfeit). The term is the opposite of "repudiate," which means to reject the validity of something.

Digital signatures and certificates provide non-repudiation because they guarantee the authenticity of a document or message. As a result, the sending parties cannot deny that they sent it (they cannot repudiate it). Non-repudiation can also be used to ensure that an e-mail message was opened (see e-mail tracker).
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ValidSoft is a global software engineering company that provides the safest and most effective method for verification and non-repudiation of financial transactions by using a layered Out-of-Band (OOB) approach for customer authentication and transaction verification.
webMethods has worked with Web services based integration for many years, and non-repudiation is a critical factor in the long term success of Web services as a meaningful integration tool," said Jeremy Epstein, director of security for webMethods.
InternetForms capture the questions a form posits, and the answers a person provides, as well as any internal form logic and attached related documents, to provide non-repudiation and preserve the signer's intent.
Com because InternetForms compliment Digital Receipts to provide full non-repudiation for e-commerce systems," said David Jevans, president of Differential.
The products provide non-repudiation and a level of trust equivalent to, if not more than, that provided by paper based transactions.
CoSign's electronic signatures are based on PKI (Public Key Infrastructure), a mature and proven technology that ensures signer authenticity, data integrity and non-repudiation of documents.
Using electronic signatures ensures signer authenticity, data integrity and non-repudiation of documents managed within DocuWare.
ARX has observed a growing demand for technology that provides document integrity, authenticity and non-repudiation.