Local signing is where the signing key is in the possession of the owning user and therefore the signature takes place locally. The signing key needs to be securely protected and SigningHub supports the following approaches:
Most National eID cards issued around the world have a PKI signing key on them. These cards can be used with SigningHub making the national eID infrastructure even more valuable to end-users and businesses.
The solution does not require a browser plugin and is compatible with a wide range of browsers. The Go>Sign Desktop works externally and is auto-invoked from the browser page.
The solution does not rely on Java applets, active controls or any other downloaded code which are now blocked by most modern browsers due to security concerns.