Authenticating and Enforcing E-Signatures: Companies Doing Business Over the Internet are Seeking Ways to Replace Traditional Signatures With Valid E-Signatures

While the Internet continues to replace traditional forms of commerce communication, the use of contracts to memorialize business agreements remains constant. To fully implement the transition to Internet commerce communications, businesses are struggling to find an appropriate replacement for traditional authentication procedures. In short, businesses are looking to replace traditional signatures with lawful electronic signatures. The result is six viable e-signature options.