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Consider the following statements:
A digital signature is
1. An electronic record that identifies the certifying authority issuing it
2. Used to serve as a proof of identity of an individual to access information or server on Internet
3. An electronic method of signing an electronic document and ensuring that the original contenet is unchanged

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer:

C

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Explanation:

A digital signature is an electronic method of signing an electronic document and ensuring that the original content is unchanged. It uses cryptographic techniques to verify the authenticity and integrity of the document. It does not serve as proof of identity or identify the certifying authority issuing it. Therefore, statements 1 and 2 are incorrect. Only statement 3 is correct.

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