June 95

Problem/Situation: Authentication of electronic documents.

Solution: Verifiable digital signatures.

Jurisdiction/Agencies: Texas General Services Commission; Oregon; California; Utah; Texas Department of Information Resources; National Institute of Standards and Technology; General Accounting Office; Department of Defense; Congress; American Bar Association;

Vendors: O'Reilly and Associates; Independent Monitoring Inc.;

User Contact: National Institute of Standards and Technology (publications) 301/975-2821. Utah courts contact: roleny@courtlink.utcourts.gov

John Digital Hancock