Foxit Europe to debut at CeBIT
Foxit Europe GmbH, the European PDF Center of Excellence, attended CeBIT for the first time this year. From March 20-24, at Stand D30 in Hall 3, the company exhibited its “one-stop shop”, a complete portfolio of fast, cost-effective and reliable PDF solutions.
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The right way to redact information in your PDF documents
You have to protect sensitive information from getting into the wrong hands. Often that’s simply good business practice, like if you’re sending out competitive data or responding to an RFP with company information.
Sometimes, you’re under legal obligation, such as when filing with government bodies. Most government agencies require you to “refrain from including, or must redact where inclusion is necessary, all Social Security numbers, names of minor children, dates of birth and financial account numbers.” That means you have to be especially careful that any PDF documents you’re submitting are have all hidden, sensitive data removed.
Using the wrong method to redact your electronic file, or even a printed document, means that information you assume you’ve removed is actually still visible, even searchable. Here are four methods NOT to use when redacting… More
The pitfalls of relying on decentralized PDF exporters and converters
There are literally hundreds of PDF exporters and converters out there. Of course, there’s the downloadable type, such as the Free Foxit Reader. But there are also free online software versions, written by many different developers for the main reason of avoiding paying for the high cost of Adobe Acrobat to create PDF files.
And therein lies the problem.
Anyone with a penchant for open source software knows that one of the drawbacks can be the “Wild West” of compatibility. Which matters when the document you create or… More