PDF DRM Product Reviews
KEEP A CLOSE EYE ON HOW YOUR CORPORATE DOCUMENTS ARE USED
3D2F Software review of Enterprise PDF Security published on 30/11/2011
Companies that generate and distribute thousands of documents among employees, users and subscribers often need efficient tools for managing and monitoring their intellectual property. LockLizard Enterprise PDF Security provides everything necessary for enterprise-level DRM protection of PDF documents.
Upon the expiry of a protected document, you can show a custom notification or redirect the user to a specific URL for subscription renewal or cancellation. LockLizard Enterprise PDF Security dramatically facilitates the task of logging system-, user- and document-level activities and events, collecting statistics and generating detailed document usage reports. The administration system comprising the core of the product gives DRM managers nearly unlimited control over protected documents, including the ability to make batch changes for ease of administration, set access dates on a user level, suspend documents and modify their expiry dates, mass-send registration emails and a lot more!
If your company publishes a lot of content on a paid basis or needs to control how its documents are used, LockLizard Enterprise PDF Security will efficiently solve this problem and allow your content managers to control the entire document pool from a single location.
PDF PASSWORD PROTECTION IS JUST NOT GOOD ENOUGH 3D2F Software review of Lizard Safeguard PDF Security published on 04/08/2008
As a publisher or seller of unique or specialized content, you should be primarily concerned with proper protection of your intellectual assets. Although password-protected PDF files may appear impenetrable for most regular users, there are lots of well-geared and savvy individuals out there who will gladly share your content with the whole world. Basic password protection is truly basic, and it only blocks access to your documents. But after that, you content can be printed, screenshots can be made and a lot of other actions can be performed to facilitate unauthorized copying and distribution. If you are seeking a totally new and much more efficient way of securing your valuable content in the PDF format, Lizard Safeguard PDF Security is the answer to all of your questions.
This software allows you to protect PDF files in a number of ways and demonstrates an unprecedented level of security based on an intricate web-based licensing system. It protects documents from unauthorized viewing, copying, sharing, printing and saving in an unprotected form. Surprisingly flexible, this PDF Security tool lets you specify how many times you will allow users to view or print the document or when it should expire. Refund abusers will be quite frustrated to find out that Lizard Safeguard PDF Security can revoke access to files whenever the vendor deems it necessary, so you always know that you are not being cheated. The software features the ability to apply custom watermarks with dynamic system variables (such as company name, timestamp, user name and other values) and images to your documents to hamper their further distribution. This intelligent PDF Security tool even blocks screenshot-capturing functions of the operating system when your protected documents are opened!
Easy to use, affordable and astonishingly reliable, this great software will put an end to your quest for an ultimate PDF protection system. Rest assured that your content will only be used by authorized users and have full control over their licenses. From now on, you will only have pleasant surprises!
PDF SECURITY WITH DRM CONTROLS PREVENTS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY THEFT Hackin9 review of Lizard Safeguard PDF Security published on 10/02/2008
LockLizard has just introduced Safeguard PDF Security version 2.6.30 on 2 October 2008.
The company who has broken all the rules for Digital Rights Management (DRM) with their incredibility powerful and customizable PDF management programs. The PDF security software is targeted at any organization or individual needing to control their digital documents (PDF's), and who out there isn't trying to keep control over their products? Between FIMSA, SOX act, HIPAA, Copyright law, and the Freedom of Information Act it seems document control has become a hot topic.
The Scottish based company, LockLizard, created an easy solution for you and your organization to solve compliance and policy issue associated with enforcing document controls.
Safeguard Secure PDF Writer uses 256-bit AES encryption embedded into each document and DRM controls ensure complete control over document usage. As the document owner, you are presented with a largest variety of controls for your documents you could imagine. The options available to you include expiration times, access control over each document, watermarks, viewing options, display settings, environmental control and even printing options. Once you click on each of these options tabs, you are presented with a second layer of controls for you to choose from.
With LockLizard, you are given control over who can view your documents and for how long. Users will not be able to bypass your controls by using screen capture utilities or Print Screen tool, they just will not work against the Lizard. The document manager has the power to display their customized watermark as well as have that watermark print on each page, if they want to.
If you have a subscription program, you can place viewing controls that will shut off a non-paying users ability to view or print your material. LockLizard doesn't rely on passwords or easily hacked document properties for this kind of control, they use simple yet highly secure mechanisms which requires no pre-configuration or any cryptographic administration on your part. You are not nickeled and dimed to death with pay per document schemes or having to add your precious documents to someone else's web site for their hosting. You have the software, you have the controls, you have the documents. You have all the power with without losing any functions.
The payment model is based on yearly subscriptions to use LockLizard software or a one time payment, and the secure PDF reader program is free for use by anyone. With LockLizard, you can send and store your documents securely any way you like. Check it out here - PDF Security.
PDF CONTROL TO STOP SCREEN GRABBING, COPYING, AND PRINTING
SecuritySoftwareZone review of Lizard Safeguard PDF Security published on 01/23/2007
Screen Grabbing Prevention Technology to Prevent Screen Capture of PDF files
A major new step forward in anti-piracy controls - preventing screen grabbing of their protected PDF content, has been made by LockLizard. The specialists in PDF and web based information DRM solutions, announced Safeguard PDF Security version 2.6, a solution that prevents all PC screen grabbers and Windows print screen from taking screenshots of protected PDF documents.
Trevor Mathews, Chairman of LockLizard, stated: " There is a real requirement to prevent screen grabbing, but we recognize that there are genuine reasons to have screen grabbing tools. So our technology has been developed to prevent grabbing content that only we have protected. The technology is not invasive and does not affect any other programs or the operating system. It takes the protection that we can offer to a significantly higher level than any of our competitors, some of whom are still unable to prevent simple copy and paste or who just protect against Windows print screen."
LockLizard is the first company to protect PDF documents with enhanced technical controls that resist all current PC based screen grabbers, with the release of Safeguard PDF Security version 2.6. The solution blocks one of the commonest methods of IPR theft in its tracks. Safeguard PDF Security prevents all PC screen grabbers and Windows print screen from taking screenshots of protected PDF documents.
Even more, there are new features in version 2.6 of Safeguard PDF Security that include a new Writer GUI, the ability to change the account password and new server administrative functions to change the number of prints/views permitted after a document has been published. Safeguard Secure PDF Viewer has also been updated with a slicker interface and additional installation options for corporate users.
Safeguard PDF Security is the most cost efficient and cost effective application for implementing and enforcing both internal and external document controls, with $2,495 for entry level PDF document protection, with the strongest available anti-theft and anti-piracy measures. The company offers PDF document security with Digital Rights Management (DRM) controls and US Government strength AES 256 bit encryption. It protects PDF documents from copying, saving, modifying and distribution. Even more, the IPR owner can control whether users can print protected PDF documents, and if so, how many times. Controls check how documents are used, by whom, for how long, and what can be done with them.