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 browser plugins which are limited to only certain browsers. The Go>Sign Desktop works externally from browsers and is auto-invoked from the browser page.
The solution doesn’t rely on Java applets, activeX controls or any other downloaded code. These are now blocked by most modern browsers because of security issues with such downloadable code.