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2022-07-12

Introduction to trust services, including electronic signatures

English
English, German, Luxembourgish, French

Electronic signatures are more than ever a key component in digital transformation. Fundamental concepts can be explained in an esay way to allow everybody to understand and even use such services. This course also provides a neutral and objective overview of products and providers.

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Objective

This course provides an introduction to trust services and, in particular, to electronic signatures. The focus is on fundamental concepts, the legal framework underlying electronic signatures as well as on practical examples of how to create and validate electronic signatures on documents. The course also provides an overview of other trust services such as website authentication, electronic time stamps, seals and electronic registered delivery services.

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this course, the participant:

  • has acquired basic knowledge of digital signatures and certificates,
  • has learned how to electronically sign documents and how to validate electronically signed documents,
  • has acquired basic knowledge of the legislative framework on electronic signatures,
  • will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the trusted list,
  • has acquired basic knowledge of other trust services (e.g., website authentication, electronic time stamps, electronic seals or electronic registered delivery services).

Prerequisites

No prerequisites (basic knowledge of computer science is considered an advantage)

Schedule:

12/7/2022   9 AM – 1 PM

 

This course takes place ON-SITE

Terres Rouges building
14, porte de France
L-4360 Esch/Alzette

Difficulty:

Beginner

Language(s) course:

English

Instructor(s):

Alain Wahl, Michèle Feltz

Language(s) spoken by instructor :

English, German, Luxembourgish, French

Additional information:

Those participants who possess a smartcard or an identity card with an electronic certificate can bring these cards with them to the course together with a laptop. However, the course can also be accomplished without such a card.

Certification:

This training does not have any assessment or exams; a certificate of participation will be issued to participants. A mandatory attendance percentage of at least 80% is required.