How to Set Up Digital Identities for Document Signing - Page 3

5 Steps for Signing Adobe Acrobat v8 PDFs

Step No. 1: From the main menu, select Sign and then Certify with (or without) Visible Signature. Step No. 2: Choose your Digital ID (Certificate), Appearance and Permitted Changes.

Step No. 3: Click on Sign.

Step No. 4: Adobe will ask you to Save your PDF to complete the signing.

Step No. 5: Note that only certificates that have been issued from Adobe CDS Digital Certificate providers will be inherently trusted within Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader.

/images/stories/heads/knowledge_center/adams_john70x70.jpg John Adams is Chief Technology Officer of ChosenSecurity. John has more than 30 years experience in IT, primarily in the areas of networking and security. John has had extensive experience in the development of hardware and software products, as well as the development of managed services. As CTO of ChosenSecurity, John is responsible for helping set the technical direction of the company.

Prior to ChosenSecurity, John was the Executive Vice President of Engineering & Operations and Chief Technical Officer for GeoTrust. Prior to GeoTrust, John worked at RSA Security as its Senior Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technical Officer. Before that, John spent 20 years with Digital Equipment Corporation, primarily in the area of networks and communications.

John graduated from Harvard University with an AB in Mathematics, and also holds a BS and MS in Civil Engineering from Tufts University, as well as a PhD in Civil Engineering from MIT. He can be reached at [email protected].