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PDF Security: A Brief What, Why and How

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Information that we have stored on our computers can be of a very sensitive nature, things we want private for business or personal reasons. There are also a number of ways that old, and new programs, formats and systems can be hacked. Flaws can be exploited and work-arounds can be made. There are always things that can be done to mitigate these risks.

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Appligent Document Solutions updates APCrypt

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Appligent Document Solutions has announced the immediate availability of version 4.0 of its enterprise-class APCrypt server software for Windows, Linux and AIX.

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This week in PDF: New software creates multimedia presentations

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This week in PDF has seen the release of a pair of interesting PDF conversion options, while an email security solution has been beefed up with the addition of PDF encryption functionality.

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The Keys to Your Cottage: an overview of PDF document security

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Ever wondered what all the fuss was about with document security? This article by Vitrium Systems President and CTO Narayan Sainaney explains the basic principles behind encryption, key length and certificate security, exploring the relative merits of each.

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Essential Taceo released

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Bellevue, Washington-based Essential Security Software has released Essential Taceo — an email and document security small business rights management (SBRM) solution. Features include the ability to encrypt around 30 distinct file types — including PDF, of course — by dragging and dropping the files into email messages.

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PDF security: eEnvelopes and security policies

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Part two in a series on PDF security, this article covers the important issue of which parts of the document need to be encrypted, the concept of ‘eEnvelopes’ and provides a little information about security policies. The latest installment attempts to take some more of the pain out of devising document security strategies.

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Aloaha releases Digital Signature Pack

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Aloaha Software recently announced the release of a software package to enable qualified digital signatures. Aloaha’s parent company, Wrocklage Intermedia GmbH, has created a package to accelerate the acceptance of digital signatures/e-ID Cards by creating an easy way to digitally sign documents. The package includes a PC/SC capable Smartcard Reader, a smartcard and the Aloaha PDF Suite — all of which combine to create digitally signed PDF documents from Windows applications.

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Password protect PDF documents

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One advantage that PDF documents have over other image files (i.e. TIFFs or JPGs) is the ability to secure the document. When it comes to legal, this is a big advantage. PDFforLawyers.com’s Ernest Svenson explains in this piece on PDF password security.

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Lizard Safeguard 2.0 enhances PDF Digital Rights Management

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Lizard Safeguard 2.0 ensures publishers are in complete control of their PDF documents with persistent end-to-end protection throughout a document’s lifecycle.

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Global Graphics unveils Jaws PDF Server Toolkit

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Global Graphics has unveiled Jaws PDF Server Toolkit, a powerful new tool for enterprise applications and workflows that incorporates the company’s proven, robust PDF generation into server-based or end-user document workflow solutions.

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