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CYBER SMART: Which state became the first to promote the use of public-key infrastructure technology for digitally signing documents?

Written by Jordan True

July 22nd, 2016

Answer: Utah

In 1995 Utah was the very first state to address the issue of electronic and digital signatures. They passed the Utah Digital Signature Act of 1995 becoming the very first state to promote use of public-key infrastructure technology for digitally signing documents.

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Jordan True

Jordan is a social media strategist, digital community manager and a lover of all things IT. She currently manages the Social Media Program at Thycotic and loves to connect with technology communities online and at enterprise IT events. Addicted to the outdoors, you can find Jordan on the running trails in her free time or sharing the latest InfoSec buzz on Twitter @ThycoticJordan.