QuoVadis Online Security Limited

SealSign Cloud - Digital Signing Service

A cloud-based signing service for mass automated signing of PDF and other file types by Adobe-trusted/Qualified signing certificates. Rapid 'signing as a service' to allow enterprise software - such as e-invoicing, e-archiving, ERP, CRM or document management system - to create and validate digital signatures.


  • Cloud-based 'signing as a service' to integrate digital signatures
  • Integration with enterprise software applications
  • AATL (Adobe Trusted) or Qualified signatures
  • Automated mass-signing
  • Highly scalable, flexible and on-demand service


  • Integration with existing enterprise software
  • Rapid installation & deployment
  • Highly scalable
  • LTV (Long Term Validation) of signatures
  • No data protection issues


£4500 per licence per year

  • Free trial available

Service documents

G-Cloud 11


QuoVadis Online Security Limited

Tanya Davis

0333 666 2000


Service scope

Service scope
Software add-on or extension No
Cloud deployment model Private cloud
Service constraints No constraints
System requirements Broker software to be deployed in customer environment/cloud

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times Sub 1-hour during office hours. 24x7 Emergency support outside of office hours.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility None or don’t know
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 24 hours, 7 days a week
Web chat support No
Onsite support No
Support levels 24 x 7 support online, telephone, eMail - NO ADDITIONAL COSTS
Use of GoToMeeting and similar systems for additional support if required Emergency 24 x 7 telephone support
Ticketing system
PKI widgets (several tools to help with managing certificates)
Dedicated account manager for every customer
Support available to third parties Yes

Onboarding and offboarding

Onboarding and offboarding
Getting started On-boarding process includes online training & user documentation
Service documentation Yes
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
End-of-contract data extraction There isn't anything to extract.
End-of-contract process We switch off access to the service.

Using the service

Using the service
Web browser interface No
Application to install Yes
Compatible operating systems
  • Linux or Unix
  • Windows
Designed for use on mobile devices No
What users can and can't do using the API Various integration options for accessing the signing service
API documentation Yes
API documentation formats PDF
API sandbox or test environment Yes
Customisation available No


Independence of resources Our technology is fully scalable and we regularly upgrade any aspect of the infrastructure to cope with peak demand.


Service usage metrics Yes
Metrics types Dashboard provides information on service availability
Reporting types Real-time dashboards


Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Other security clearance
Government security clearance None

Asset protection

Asset protection
Knowledge of data storage and processing locations Yes
Data storage and processing locations
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Other locations
User control over data storage and processing locations No
Datacentre security standards Supplier-defined controls
Penetration testing frequency At least every 6 months
Penetration testing approach Another external penetration testing organisation
Protecting data at rest
  • Physical access control, complying with another standard
  • Encryption of all physical media
Data sanitisation process Yes
Data sanitisation type
  • Explicit overwriting of storage before reallocation
  • Deleted data can’t be directly accessed
Equipment disposal approach In-house destruction process

Data importing and exporting

Data importing and exporting
Data export approach There is nothing to export
Data export formats Other
Other data export formats There is no data to export
Data import formats Other
Other data import formats There is no data to import

Data-in-transit protection

Data-in-transit protection
Data protection between buyer and supplier networks TLS (version 1.2 or above)
Data protection within supplier network TLS (version 1.2 or above)

Availability and resilience

Availability and resilience
Guaranteed availability Availability of Services. The QuoVadis Signing Service will be operational 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and 365 days per year. The services will be deemed operational if they are available 99.5 % of the time on a monthly basis. Scheduled downtime will not exceed seven hours per month, and will occur (i) between 6:00 p.m. on Saturday evening and 6 a.m. on Sunday morning, Atlantic Time, or (ii) at such other times and days as QuoVadis may deem necessary, provided QuoVadis gives Client at least three calendar days advance written notice of such other time and day for scheduled downtime.
Approach to resilience Available upon request. Standard meets all requirements of our industry accreditations - baseline, Webtrust, EV, AATL, Qualified certificate, eIDAS accreditations.
Outage reporting A public dashboard

Identity and authentication

Identity and authentication
User authentication needed Yes
User authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Public key authentication (including by TLS client certificate)
  • Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels Subscribers have to be 'invited' to register by an Administrator. It's a closed system, the link is specific to their eMail address. They then login using a username:password combination. Administrators are issued with an AdminID (PKI certificate) to authenticate. Access rights are then permissions-based. Optional dual control for all certificates issued.
Access restriction testing frequency At least every 6 months
Management access authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Public key authentication (including by TLS client certificate)

Audit information for users

Audit information for users
Access to user activity audit information Users have access to real-time audit information
How long user audit data is stored for At least 12 months
Access to supplier activity audit information Users have access to real-time audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for At least 12 months
How long system logs are stored for At least 12 months

Standards and certifications

Standards and certifications
ISO/IEC 27001 certification Yes
Who accredited the ISO/IEC 27001 Quality Management Services International (QMS)
ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation date 14/2/2012
What the ISO/IEC 27001 doesn’t cover Nothing
ISO 28000:2007 certification No
CSA STAR certification No
PCI certification No
Other security certifications Yes
Any other security certifications Industry specific accreditations: Webtrust, EV, AATL, Qualified, eIDAS

Security governance

Security governance
Named board-level person responsible for service security Yes
Security governance certified Yes
Security governance standards ISO/IEC 27001
Information security policies and processes We are required to follow strict information security policies and processes to attain and retain our industry accreditations.

Operational security

Operational security
Configuration and change management standard Supplier-defined controls
Configuration and change management approach We are required to follow strict configuration and change management processes to attain and retain our industry-specific accreditations.
Vulnerability management type Supplier-defined controls
Vulnerability management approach We are required to strictly manage vulnerability to attain and retain our industry-specific accreditations.
Protective monitoring type Supplier-defined controls
Protective monitoring approach We are required to use lots of protective (pro-active) monitoring processes to attain and retain our industry specific qualifications.
Incident management type Supplier-defined controls
Incident management approach We are required to have very strict incident management processes to attain and retain our industry specific accreditations.

Secure development

Secure development
Approach to secure software development best practice Supplier-defined process

Public sector networks

Public sector networks
Connection to public sector networks No


Price £4500 per licence per year
Discount for educational organisations No
Free trial available Yes
Description of free trial 30-day free production certificate(s) for pilot projects

Service documents

pdf document: Pricing document pdf document: Service definition document pdf document: Terms and conditions
Service documents
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