Small and Medium Businesses  

Your methods and reputation define your business.

Prove what you’ve done; prove when you did it.


Will someone challenge your practices?

Our digital timestamps are the cheapest insurance you will buy, READ MORE here.

A single timestamp costs USD $.40 and volume discounts are available. Download free software and purchase a block of timestamps.

You can apply e-TimeStamp at every link in the flow of electronic communication. The free API Toolkit can be customized to meet your needs.

What's on your computer that you need to protect?

  • business records, including accounting
  • contracts
  • non-disclosure agreements
  • intellectual property
  • e-commerce records

How it works

First, a digital fingerprint of your file is generated on your computer.

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Next, this digital fingerprint is sent to a DigiStamp Timestamp Authority.

The Timestamp Authority creates a timestamp with the fingerprint, the authority's digital signature, and the current time.

The timestamp is returned to you as a certificate, for your safe keeping, verifying the file's existence at the moment of timestamping. This certificate is proof that the file has not changed since being protected
How a Digital time stamp works
Important Considerations:

  • You should include your name in the file that you timestamp, otherwise all that will be proven is that the file existed at a point-in-time.
  • You must retain a copy of the file version you timestamped. A modified version will no longer have the same digital fingerprint so it will not be protected.
  • You must retain a copy of the timestamp certificate to protect the authenticity of your records.

What you'll need to do

Protecting your records has never been this cheap or this easy:

First, you'll need to have a digital file of your records. If your records were not created digitally, this can be a scan, recording, or any other digital file that represents the work you need to protect.

Next, you'll need to make an account with DigiStamp. There is a minimum charge of $10 to use the service, but timestamps cost only $.40. Ten dollars allows you to protect 25 records.

Now, you're ready to make your first e-Timestamp with our web applications, or other programs like Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Office.

Video demonstrations of how to use our web applications and the IP Protector are available.

1. Proving the authenticity of your records

The survival of your business may one day depend on accurate and trusted records. Creating trust in those records can be difficult and expensive, but not with e-TimeStamp. We can help you certify your records on a regular basis with very little cost.

2. Protecting the integrity of your agreements

Your reputation depends on the soundness of your agreements. Why take the risk of someone else misrepresenting what an agreement said? Protect the content of your agreements with e-TimeStamp.

3. Defense against patent trolls

Larger competitors or even non-practicing entities may one day attempt to patent the methods you use to do business today and force you to pay royalties. There are several legal remedies that protect your rights to to your business practices. With e-Timestamp you can certify the existence of your practices without fear of repudiation and gain that protection.

How will you use this trusted third-party witness to your data?

DigiStamp has a full suite of options for corporations, developers, and small businesses. We offer a web-based service and on-site hardware options, an API Toolkit, SecureTime Proxy for no authentication and desktop software including a web application. Pricing available.

Why you can trust it

DigiStamp provides strong legal evidence for authentication

Simply put, you need proof of what you've done and when you did it. Our service provides strong evidence for both.
In fact, we provide uniquely strong evidence, in part because we have implemented internationally standardized methods.

No one can use our service to produce a false timestamp. Even we can't produce false timestamps. If someone offered us a million dollars, we still couldn't produce a false timestamp.

Why not? A DigiStamp timestamp offers you three layers of security:

  • An audit trail from two independent authorities proving that our equipment does exactly what we say it does.
  • State-of-the-art software that meets the highest established standards.
  • Uniquely customized hardware that cannot be tampered with.

Details on this security are available here.
Details on why our product works are available here.

Our timestamps have not been successfully challenged in 10 years of operation. Many organizations have trusted us to protect intellectual property and records of great value to their operations.