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.