04 NCAC 24A .0107          Digital Signatures

A digital signature provided by an employing unit or claimant shall authenticate a written electronic communication sent to DES with the same force and effect as that of a manual signature by the person or individual using it.  The digital signature shall have the following characteristics:

(1)           unique to the person or individual using it;

(2)           ability to be independently verified;

(3)           under the sole control of the person or individual using it; and

(4)           infeasible to change the data in the communication without invalidating the digital signature.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 96-4; 96-9.15;

Eff. July 1, 2015.