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Fresh New Interface Invigorates Protectedpdf® Document DRM Security Software – Customers Love It

Sep 14, 2014 11:26:46 PM

[Vancouver, Sept 15, 2014] Vitrium™, providers of PDF document security and DRM solutions, announced today that their recent upgrade of Protectedpdf® to version 5.0 has been a resounding success with its customers. The sweeping set of new features introduced in July this year brought a fresh new interface design, enhanced security, and more utility to Vitrium’s popular Protectedpdf® document security software solution - making it one the most hassle-free, robust, and feature-rich document security solutions on the market today.

“I’ve been playing with the new interface today and have to say I like it. It makes many things much, much easier. Kudos all around.” – Happy Protectedpdf® Customer

To find out more about all the features now included with Protectedpdf, click here!

Customers Love Protectedpdf’s New Features:

Protectedpdf New Interface
1. Fresh and Faster Interface
A newly designed administrative interface modernizes, simplifies and streamlines the tool making it much more intuitive and useful for Protectedpdf® administrators. It looks awesome!
A new setup wizard, tooltips, and easy-to-understand graphics, help customers get up and running with the new interface quickly, and enable users to process a secure document faster. Pro and Enterprise customers are able to access these features with an upgrade.
2. Watermarking Enhancements
Protectedpdf® Pro and Enterprise customers can now have improved watermarking with multiple true (transparent and/or diagonal) watermarks, dynamic (user triggered) watermarks, and watermarks that can span multiple lines (they contain line breaks). These enhancements offer content creators the ability to not only protect documents better with more robust watermarks, but also limit the visual interference a watermark can have on branded documents should it be desired.
3. New “Social DRM”
All customers now have the option to choose “Social DRM”, a lightweight DRM solution that simply seals the document with a generic, text-based watermark (transparent and/or diagonal) that needs no passwords or logins to open! This new feature is an answer to many Vitrium customer requests to have robust DRM for some documents, and a totally hassle-free reader experience for other documents.
4. Web Viewer Bookmark Support
The web viewer now displays bookmarks from the original PDF, and shows these bookmarks in the toolbar. Users will be able to use these bookmarks to click to various sections in the document, making it easier to navigate long complex PDF documents.
5. Hardened security
All hosted Standard, Pro and Enterprise customers now have built-in: AES 128-bit encryption, MITM attack prevention, Replay attack prevention, and a more robust locking methodology is used behind the scenes to seal the document. Enterprise customers with installed solutions are able to take advantage of these improvements when they update their Protectedpdf® Enterprise Server.
6. Unlimited Customizable Document Policy Templates
Administrators now can apply custom policy templates at the document level. This makes it much easier for document owners to save common settings as a policy (template) and easily apply them to new documents as they are sealed. Admins can store as many policies as they like and apply them to any applicable document.
Many of the new features have been upgraded automatically for Standard, Pro and hosted Enterprise customers, and some are available as options in an upgrade. Installed Enterprise customers require an update to their Protectedpdf® Enterprise Server.
7. Improved API
With the new release, Vitrium has brought the Protectedpdf® API into alignment with best practices in API development using the RESTful development architecture. Pro and Enterprise customers can have integration up and running in minutes and will notice a simplified, intuitive and clean API interface.

“We're delighted that our customers are reacting so positively to the improvements we've made to Protectedpdf®. We've worked hard to listen to our customers, and respond with improvements that make our software easier to use and more functional. This upgrade was one of the biggest upgrades to Protectedpdf® that we have made to date, and we'll continue to evolve and grow so that Protectedpdf® keeps its position as the most hassle-free document protection tool available in the market.” - Susan Daly, President & CEO, Vitrium Systems Inc.

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1 A Man-in-the-Middle attack, is a form of active eavesdropping in which the attacker makes independent connections with the victims and relays messages between them, making them believe that they are talking directly to each other over a private connection, when in fact the entire conversation is controlled by the attacker. (see
2 Replay attack is a form of network attack in which a valid data transmission is maliciously or fraudulently repeated or delayed. This is carried out either by the originator or by an adversary who intercepts the data and retransmits it, possibly as part of a masquerade attack by IP packet substitution (such as stream cipher attack). (see