WHAT IS EXACTLY A DSC (Digital Signature Certificate)?

DSC i.e. Digital Signature Certificate is the digital equivalent of a physical or paper certificate. Like the physical documents are signed manually, likewise, digital documents are required to be signed digitally using a Digital Signature Certificate.

It serves the same purpose as a normal signature that we do on various documents to attest our identity. It just happens digitally on digital documents through a digital signing certificate. Just like there is a driver’s license which is a physical certificate helping in proving a person’s identity, In the same way, there are digital signature certificates affirming a person’s identity on any official document.