Creation Date:  2020-04-16
Effective Date:  2020-04-16
Version:  1.0
Last Reviewed:  2020-04-16
Security Classification:  Public
Scheduled Review Date: 2022-04-01
Status:  Approved


This standard supports business areas considering electronic signature solutions by defining the types of electronic signatures that are in use and/or accepted by the government. Business areas must adhere to the process outlined in the Electronic Signature Solution Guideline when selecting an electronic signature solution in order to ensure that:

• security risks are identified and mitigated;

• business needs are fulfilled; and

• legal obligations are met.

Keywords: Electronic signatures; information management