Digital Signature Standard
A technology used to confirm the identity of a sender of electronic information and to verify that the data has not been altered. It is a digital signature algorithm developed by the NSA and endorsed by the NIST. The NIST recently ended a ten-year battle between the U.S. federal government and the commercial digital signature makers by announcing that agencies may purchase digital signature technology from RSA Data Security, to secure electronic transactions.
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