PRESENTATION OF DIGITAL SIGNATURES
The digital signature ensures the validity of an electronic document that protects the authenticity and integrity. Also, in conjunction with the timestamp additionally ensures no disclaimer of signatory. The digital signature allows the recipient of a document to verify the signatory’s identity (authentication) and ensure that the content has not been tampered with (integrity). Any change in the electronic document after signing, it cancels the document, protecting it from alteration or forgery.
The Union of Hellenic Chambers (UHCG) acting in order to reinforce the Greek business and generally any productive sector of the economy, ensure through the Chambers, to provide quality value-added services to enterprises – members. In particular the JMD 23204 / 13.07.2015 (Government Gazette 1475 / 07.14.2015), which defines UHCG “as registration authority” and the local Chambers “as executive offices,” provide the business community, the possibility recording – identification and activation of immaterial digital signature. This service is a very important effort to upgrade and modernize the electronic services provided by the Chamber Bodies of the country to their members, for the promotion of electronic business transactions and electronic publishing and distribution of documents through the application and use of intangible digital signatures, with the aim to set an example of best practice at European level.