GDPR & document protection

How to send personal information over the web and comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

GDPR is causing businesses a lot of pain over how to protect sensitive personal data.  This includes not only data at rest but sending documents securely, keeping sensitive data under your control, and complying with GDPR policies such as data retention.  This is easier to achieve than you think. Read more

Why DRM is is better than access controls for document security

Document security, access controls, & DRM.

Document security requires a lot more functionality than access controls to deliver a logical series of controls.  Here we look at how and why the extra controls in DRM are essential to delivering secure document systems. Read more

Is dataroom security adequate for secure document sharing?

Data room security & secure document sharing.

Many companies look to online data rooms or virtual data rooms for securing documents with third parties.  But are they as secure as they appear?  If you are looking to share documents securely in the cloud then be careful what you are buying. Read more

Document Security – why secure documents?

Document Security systems & Viewers.

Many businesses need to secure documents to prevent unathorized use and enable secure document sharing.  But what document security system should you invest in, and what secure document viewers are best for your business – web, installed, or plugins? Read more

Protect documents – control use with DRM security

Secure Documents & DRM controls.

It may seem strange but there’s plenty of knowledge about protecting data in computer files (yes, I know that the knowledge is there but the practice is rather patchy – this year is the best yet for fessing up to some major personal data losses), but there is rather less about protecting the humble document. Read more