Re: Creating Secure PDFs

Subject: Re: Creating Secure PDFs
From: "Meryl R. Cohen" <merylster -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:47:52 -0400

Thank you everybody.

This was for personal use, but I knew you folks would have clues. It turns
out that now that we no longer have an actual physical fax at home the best
thing to do is to upload our files to the accountant's secure website. When
I asked my question here I knew she could send us things securely, but
didn't know I could upload securely to her.

I'm sure the information from people here will come in useful in a future
context.

Meryl

On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 1:20 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
wrote:

> There are third-party products that claim strong enforcement of
> security / digital rights management for PDFs.
>
> https://www.locklizard.com
> http://pdfsecurity.org
>
> Putting a PDF in a secure .zip file does nothing to enforce DRM once
> the PDF is extracted.
>
> On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 4:02 PM, Meryl R. Cohen <merylster -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
> > I need to make a PDF where I can email it and require the recipient to
> > entre ap password before it can be opened. I will need to do this less
> than
> > 10 per year, so paying for Acrobat DC Pro seems excessive. Usually I
> create
> > PDFs by just using the print to PDF function on my mac, but that doesn't
> > allow for any security.
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References:
Creating Secure PDFs: From: Meryl R. Cohen
Re: Creating Secure PDFs: From: Robert Lauriston

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