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The Worldwide Digital Signature Industry is Expected to Reach $20.6 Billion by 2027 -

March 24, 2022 GMT

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 24, 2022--

The “Global Digital Signature Market By Component, By organization size, By Deployment Mode, By End User, By Regional Outlook, Industry Analysis Report and Forecast, 2021 - 2027” report has been added to’s offering.

The global digital signature market size is expected to reach $20.62 billion by 2027, rising at a market growth of 32.2% CAGR during the forecast period.

A digital signature refers to a modern method with the electronic and encrypted stamp of verification on different digital documents like Word files, PDF files, and online legal contract papers. Additionally, it is beneficial in addressing the problems of impression and tempering in digital communication. As it comprises all the information of digital document, it allows users to identify the source rapidly and easily, recognize the status of an electronic document.


By using a digital signature, the sender becomes empowered to verify the reliability of a digital document. During the financial transactions or document distribution globally, the chances of risks such as tampering or fraud of documents are very high, thereby fuelling the requirement for digital signatures.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the companies globally, majorly in a severe manner. With the adoption of digital signatures, companies are striving to streamline the process of signing the crucial documents with minimized or no delay or constraints. Thus, the digital signature market has been significantly driven because of the rising use cases from current and new customers owing to a global pandemic.

Moreover, the adoption of digital verification and signatures has been increased due to the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the industries are compelled to embrace digital technology in order to continue their business due to the rising obligations related to online and remote work. The government is supporting the digital modes of signature and verification like smart ID/card readers, smooth pass, electronic signatures, biometric signatures, and others.

Market Growth Factors:

The rapid adoption of cloud-based security solutions


The demand for cloud-based security technologies and solutions is rising due to the high availability of the Internet and higher utilization of mobile & internet-connected devices. In addition, many companies are transitioning towards digital and advanced solutions for dealing with customers. Hence, digital signature becomes the medium for secured and enhanced experience between customers and the companies. Moreover, SMEs and startups are increasingly installing these cloud-based digital signature solutions because of the growing adoption rate of the eCommerce model.

A rise in paperless trend

Several industry workflows systems are expected to witness transformation due to the increasing digitalization. In addition, majority of the organizations are adopting the concept of dematerialization, which may increase the acceptance of digital signature. Also, digital signature helps many companies to reduce their spending on the stationary. In a similar manner, it lowers down the possibility of misplacing a crucial document and maintains its security for a long time period.

Market Restraining Factor:

Low Level of Awareness Regarding the Legality of Digital Signatures

The digital signature technology is constantly upgrading, while there is no appropriate legislation to regulate these signatures. In addition, there is still not a widespread awareness among many countries about the legal status of digital signatures. Also, legal bodies should make provisions in order to increase awareness associated with the legal acceptance and advantages of digital signature in comparison to the classic signature.

Market Segments Covered in the Report:

By Component

  • Solutions
  • Software
  • Hardware
  • Services
  • Professional Service
  • Managed Services

By Organization Size

  • Large Enterprise
  • Small & Medium Enterprise

By Deployment Mode

  • On premises
  • Cloud

By End User

  • BFSI
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Education and Legal
  • Telecom & IT
  • Government & Public Sector
  • Hardware

By Geography

  • North America
  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Rest of North America
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Africa
  • Nigeria
  • Rest of LAMEA

Key Market PlayersList of Companies Profiled in the Report:

  • DocuSign, Inc.
  • Secured Signing Limited
  • OneSpan, Inc.
  • DigiCert, Inc.
  • Zoho Corporation Pvt. ltd.
  • Thales Group S.A.
  • Adobe, Inc.
  • Entrust Corporation
  • GMO GlobalSign Pte. Ltd. (GMO Internet, Inc.)

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