digital signature

digital signature
   An electronic signature that cannot be forged. A digital signature confirms that the document or e-mail in question originated from the individual or company whose name appears on the document and that the document has not been altered or tampered with in any way since it was signed.
   See also certificate.

Dictionary of networking . 2014.

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