Electronic invoice is an invoice produced in electronic environment. With the Digital transformation process, all companies are required to use the e-invoice system, which has been in effect since March 5, 2010. In signing and verification processes, HSM is used to ensure that transactions are secure and transaction performance to be performed at very high numbers is fast. While a software written for verification purposes for E-Invoice system can perform 10 verification operations per second, it is possible to reach 3000 verification operations per second with HSM.
Regulations are mandatory for every company and institution that uses electronic invoices to perform verification services in a safe environment or through secure devices (such as USB Token or HSM) or to provide them from companies that provide these services.
Electronic signature identifies electronic data that is added to another electronic data or has a logical connection to the electronic data and is used for authentication purposes. It consists of letters, characters, or symbols that guarantee that information is transmitted in an environment that is not accessible to third parties, without compromising its integrity and verifying the identity of parties.
Signature generation tools refer to software or hardware used to create electronic signatures. In the Law No. 5070, "secure" electronic signature creation tools are mentioned and the following features are required:
- The electronic signature creation data it produces has no equal among themselves,
- Ensuring that the electronic signature creation data registered on it cannot be taken out of the vehicle in any way and is confidential,
- The electronic signature creation data registered on it cannot be obtained, used by third parties and the electronic signature is protected against counterfeiting,
- The data to be signed cannot be changed outside the signature owner and this data can be viewed by the signatory before the signature is created
As the manufacturer of ProCrypt KM-3000 Hardware Security Module (HSM), Procenne, which meets the conditions specified in the legislation, is a solution in Electronic Signature Infrastructures, but it is a necessary factor in terms of security.
E-mails reach their recipient completely unprotected, unless special security measures are taken in sending e-mails. Due to the working structure of the internet, electronic mail sent from a computer passes through many servers until it reaches the final computer and this process is completely open, readable.
There are some ways to ensure security at this point;
Messages can be electronically signed using the e-mail certificate. In this way, since you can only send your messages with your own electronic signature, the recipients can easily distinguish whether the messages actually come from you. The electronic signature, also known as a digital signature, also provides information on whether the message has been changed on the way when it is delivered to the recipient. Encryption and digital signing takes place securely with ProCrypt KM-3000 HSM for qualified certification.