The benefits of eIDAS

eIDAS explained in under 3 minutes

Published on: 19/11/2018

Understand the eIDAS Regulation and the main business benefits of implementing Electronic Identification (eID) and Trust Services

Would you like to understand the eIDAS Regulation and how it could affect your electronic business transactions in Europe? Would you like to discover how your SME can take advantage of cross-border business opportunities, increase efficiency & security of your business and improve user experience through eID and Trust service solutions? The following short video will provide answers to these questions in under 3 minutes!

The eIDAS Regulation came into full effect in September 2018. The Regulation covers multiple types of electronic solutions at the European level and will provide one single framework for electronic Identification (eID) and trust services, making it more straightforward to deliver business services in other European countries. This short video focuses on the main aspects of the Regulation and introduces electronic identification (eID) and Trust Services, including electronic signature (eSignature), electronic timestamp (eTimestamp) electronic seal (eSeal), web authentication certificates (WAC) and electronic registered delivery service (eDelivery). The video goes on to highlight the business benefits of each of them, particularly for SMEs.

The eIDAS Toolkit

This video is part of the eIDAS Toolkit for SMEs, a set of online resources designed to help businesses in Europe understand the benefits of eID and trust services and to assist them in the implementation of these solutions into their daily operations. Please visit the

the eIDAS for SMEs web page for additional information and resources such as:

The materials are available in four different languages (EN, ES, DE, FR).


Sun, 27/01/2019 - 14:44

As long as the certificates cost money, this whole eIDAS concept is already outdated. The EU should provide a 100% free way to attach signatures to e-mails while also providing a service that checks if a signature of a other living person is correct or fake.