Why Digital Signature? What Is Digital Signature ?

Radiant InfoTech Nepal is a Certifying Authority licensed by Controller of Certifying Authorities, under Government of Nepal. Radiant operates under the guidelines set by Information Technology Act. Radiant is the first certifying Authority of Nepal.

What is Digital Signature?
A digital signature is an electronic form of a signature that can be used to authenticate the identity of the sender of a message or the signer of a document, and also ensure that the original content of the message or document that has been sent is unchanged. Digital signatures are easily transportable and cannot be imitated by someone else. The ability to ensure that the original signed message arrived means that the sender cannot easily disclaim it later.

Why Digital Signature?
Since information security, authentication is the most serious issue in e-transaction and internet environment. It is the state responsibility to maintain law and order in the society likewise this is also the responsibility of the government to maintain law and order in the information technology world and specially in the internet world where lot of e-transactions are live every moment. The enforcement and implementation of Electronic Transaction Act helps to increase the CAs business. Though the company has big financial investment in the initial period but the payback period is after four) years. However there is no operating loss from the beginning year itself. The only proven technology for the security, authenticity, integrity and non-repudiation is Digital Signature and Digital Certificate (PKI Solution).