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KPMG Study into electronic signatures

The ´Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology´ commissioned KPMG consultants to undertake a study into ´The utilisation of electronic signatures in the public and economic sectors’. The results of the study are now available. It recommends the general use of e-signatures within the public sector. The authors of the report recommend a campaign to raise awareness as well as support for the standardisation and wide ranging usage within sectors of the community http://www.bmwi.de/Homepage/Presseforum/Pressemitteilungen/2002/2111prm1.jsp). The study is available both in its edited form (http://www.bmwi.de/Homepage/download/infogesellschaft/eSig-Kurzfassung.pdf) as well as in full text (http://www.bmwi.de/Homepage/download/infogesellschaft/eSig-Abschlussbericht.pdf)
[16.01.2002]