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How Vitrium's 'Clear Use' Functionality Works

Apr 6, 2018 1:43:41 PM

Companies that create, publish, and distribute content with a content security solution like Vitrium Security, are able to set parameters as to how their content is accessed. Vitrium customers control how and for how long content is accessible by setting limitations such as Expiration Controls (expiry date and expiry time limit after first unlock), Access Controls (online and offline access), [...]

How Vitrium’s Secured Content Bookmark Feature Works

Apr 6, 2018 12:34:24 PM

When you upload a PDF file to Vitrium Security that has Bookmarks, Vitrium preserves the functionality when encrypting and adding digital rights controls to the file. A Bookmark is an internal link in the text that appears in the Bookmarks panel in the navigation side pane of Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. 

When you click on the link in the navigation pane, you are taken to the page or portion[...]

Higman Marine Services Uses Vitrium Security to Ensure Its Staff has Up to Date Safety Manuals

Mar 15, 2018 4:12:37 PM

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“We now can ensure that employees working on boats and in the office have the latest version by providing them the most recent copy of all digital files, additionally, we can restrict the number of IP addresses per user so that the file cannot be shared with anyone outside of our company. Vitrium Security offers us peace of mind with its strong security, but also ease of use with[...]

Try Out Vitrium's Secure Image and Document Client Portal 

Feb 6, 2018 4:39:29 PM

You can now create your own secure image and document client portal with Vitrium Security's trial, Professional, or Enterprise accounts. The Central User Portal lets you offer your clients a secure single place to access all images and documents associated with their credentials. 

With Vitrium's Central User Portal your branding stays consistent, as you create a custom URL, add brand colors and[...]

Secure Your Digital Content in 3 Easy Steps

Feb 1, 2018 1:03:00 AM

Thank you for signing up for a Free Trial of Vitrium Security! You are on your way to securing your digital assets, including documents and images, in just a few easy steps. If you have any questions during your trial period, don't hesitate to contact us. We are here to help!

You should have received your login credentials for your trial account, sometimes that email can get flagged as spam, so[...]

Step 1 - Uploading a Document, Image or Video File

Feb 1, 2018 1:02:00 AM

Lets get started! When you login to your Vitrium Security account, it brings you to your Dashboard. This is the command center for your content security tasks. The first thing that we will look at is how to upload a video, document, and image to begin securing your content for safe distribution. 

The Content Tab is where you will upload and manage your files and folders. It's also where you can[...]

Step 2 - Add Users and Set Permissions

Feb 1, 2018 1:02:00 AM

At the content level we've seen how content uploaded to Vitrium Security is instantly encrypted with 256-bit AES encryption for Web Links and 128-bit AES encryption for Secured PDFs, and how to use Digital Rights Management to set restrictions on how the content is used. Now that you are familiar with uploading content and Vitrium's Content Settings, it's time to add users and set permissions.


Step 3 - Share Your Secured Content

Feb 1, 2018 1:00:00 AM

We have uploaded your content to Vitrium Security automatically adding layers of encryption and DRM controls, and we have added your audience (Users) to your account. The next step is getting your secured video, document, and image content to your audience. Vitrium Security gives you options to reach your audience by delivering two types of secured file outputs: a Secured Web Link or URL so that[...]

A Video Introduction to Vitrium Security

Jan 31, 2018 4:09:00 PM

This 15-minute video will provide an introduction for new users of Vitrium Security how to navigate through the software and go through the step-by-step process. This video also highlights the 4 steps required to use Vitrium Security - from securing a document and setting permissions, to distribution.

Vitrium Security New Release Supports 15 New File Formats, Expands Office and Image Protection in Enterprise Content Security and Digital Rights Management (DRM)

Jan 12, 2018 12:02:06 PM

In addition to PDF documents, enterprises using Vitrium Security can also protect, control, and track images, Microsoft Office files, and OpenOffice files for secure content distribution.

Vancouver, Canada, December 19, 2017 – Vitrium Systems today unveiled Vitrium Security Version 7, the latest and most innovative release of the leading content security and digital rights management (DRM)[...]

Associations: Advocating for and Distributing National and Global Standards for Industry

Jan 12, 2018 12:01:00 PM

Standards are a pillar and a driving force in the development of technology, processes, and products that transform the way we live, work, and communicate. Associations play an important role in determining, developing, and distributing national and global standards for those affiliated with an industry. By sourcing the most advanced knowledge available, organizing it into publications, and[...]

Document Protection and DRM for Associations and Member-based Organizations

Oct 23, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Associations and member-based organizations like institutes, foundations, councils, and societies, bring together and represent a large and varied group of entities, be those companies or individuals. They are the driving force for development and advocating for the needs of members in their respective industries, and these members rely on them to set and promote the standards by which the[...]

Digital Protection for Course Materials: Certifications and Accreditations from Associations

Aug 24, 2017 11:51:42 AM

In today’s competitive employment landscape, certifications and accreditations are quickly becoming a crucial and reliable way to identify quality professionals in each field. This is particularly the case for technical fields, where certifications not only ensure that professionals are well trained and have the latest skill sets and knowledge required to perform a job, but also boosts[...]

How to Protect Confidential Documents for Boards & Committees of Associations

Jul 5, 2017 1:25:47 PM

The need for associations to protect confidential documents such as those in the boardroom or committees is prevalent. Associations are composed of a variety of members that interact uniquely within the organization. Having several areas of focus and operations, with different agendas and made up of various parties of constituents, associations often organize in a structure composed of boards,[...]

Associations: How to Securely Distribute Market Intelligence, Industry Reports, and Publications

Jun 28, 2017 3:12:04 PM

Any business or association that produces market intelligence reports, industry reports, or any other type of intelligence documents will be interested in learning how to encrypt and protect it from being shared, copied, or stolen.

We focus this article on associations, but this use case is applicable to any publisher of business intelligence reports. Associations aim to improve the conditions[...]

New Features & Improvements in Vitrium’s Document Security Software

May 29, 2017 4:50:40 PM

Every day, Vitrium’s file security and digital rights Management (DRM) solution evolves and changes as our product team acts on customer feedback and finds new ways to help you control, track and protect your valuable content. Our customers say this is one of the key reasons they remain loyal to us, because we listen and we incorporate new features or improvements faster than what they expected.[...]

Document Security and DRM are Essential Tools for Associations

May 12, 2017 5:42:30 PM

For associations, training materials and publication are one of the most valuable assets. Selling access to courses and training materials is part of their core business, and are a proven way to increase revenues as a service to existing members as well as attracting new ones. But once training materials have been distributed to students, there is a risk they may be shared or distributed online[...]

Implementing A Document Security System

Apr 10, 2017 1:42:53 PM

In today’s rapid changing digital technology, document security systems and the way we access and distribute documents continue to evolve, moving towards efficiency and convenience. Widespread file sharing tools like Dropbox, Google Docs, and simply emailing valuable content have become predominant methods of distributing and enabling access to critical business information, but do little to[...]

UK Business Intelligence Publisher Argus Media selects Vitrium’s Document Security Solution to Protect Revenue Generating Content

Mar 10, 2017 4:50:53 PM

Argus Media, publisher of business Intelligence and data for the global energy and commodity markets, chooses Vitrium to secure valuable market reports containing price assessments, market commentary and news, and business intelligence reports that analyze market and industry trends.

Vitrium’s document security and analytics solution, Vitrium Security, has been selected to provide digital rights[...]

Vitrium Systems and SoftAdvice form strategic partnership to expand document security and DRM software offering in Europe

Feb 28, 2017 11:30:23 AM

The partnership will see Belgium-based SoftAdvice represent Vitrium’s flagship solution, Vitrium Security, in markets it operates in. The two companies are also teaming up to integrate Vitrium’s document security technology with M-Files, an enterprise content management (ECM) solution that delivers document, information, and quality management tools to users.


Vitrium Systems Inc. and [...]

Celebrating Women in the Technology Industry: An Interview with Susan Daly, CEO of Vitrium Security

Feb 27, 2017 10:43:28 AM

Susan Daly has lead Vitrium through its growth and expansion, overseeing the addition of new features, core technology improvements of the company's flagship product, Vitrium Security, the addition of encrypted web-links for documents to supplement secured PDF distribution, and the soon to come expansion into virtual board room through Vitrium Security's new central user portal.   Susan Daly [...]

National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) selects Vitrium’s Document Security Solution to Protect Revenue Generating Content

Feb 21, 2017 12:30:22 PM

America’s leading provider of legal advocacy skills training chooses Vitrium Security, document security and digital rights management (DRM) solution from Vitrium to secure valuable intellectual property in their revenue-generating training resources.

Vitrium’s document security and analytics solution , Vitrium Security, has been selected to provide digital rights management (DRM) to the [...]

Vitrium Strengthens its Document Security and DRM Platform, Releases New User Interface and Rebrands ProtectedPDF as Vitrium Security

Feb 14, 2017 12:36:30 PM

The newly released solution brings Vitrium customers improved document security and DRM technology as well as a wholly revamped user interface, with new branding, improved workflows, and faster processing speeds for document protection and user authentication.

Vitrium Systems Inc., a global developer of document security and digital rights management (DRM) software, has relaunched its flagship[...]

Document Security Software Developer, Vitrium Systems, Recruits Lawrence Liu as Director of Sales and Business Development

Jan 30, 2017 2:49:05 PM

Vitrium Systems Inc., one of Canada’s leading provider of file security and digital rights management (DRM) software , announced today that Lawrence Liu has joined its team as the new Director of Sales and Business Development. Mr. Liu will lead Vitrium’s enterprise sales team and partner channel , as the company moves into new markets and expands its file encryption and analytics product line. 

White Paper: Why Invest in Document Security

Jan 28, 2017 11:25:29 AM

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Globally, the number of cyber attacks on businesses average 117,339 per day, every day1, and the frequency and severity of these attacks are increasing. Many of these preventable attacks cause significant loss to these organizations. 

If you have experienced a loss of revenue or a decrease in customer confidence due to information theft, the contents of this white paper will[...]

Vitrium in support of Raincoast Conservation Foundation

Jan 9, 2017 2:01:28 PM

We are in the protecting business and to celebrate the closing of another successful year thanks to our customers, we have made a donation to the Raincoast Conservation Foundation - an environmental non-profit that does scientific research to understand coastal species and protects the lands, waters and wildlife of coastal British Columbia.   Being located in Vancouver, BC, the importance of[...]

A New Name & New User Interface for Vitrium’s Protectedpdf

Nov 8, 2016 10:31:45 AM

We have rolled out a new name and new user interface for Vitrium’s Protectedpdf.  The document security software that you've grown to love will now be known as Vitrium Security and along with that, comes a completely re-designed administrative interface designed to improve your experience and workflow process. Our aim is to make everything you have grown to love about Vitrium’s Protectedpdf more[...]

eBook: Top 6 Reasons To Protect Your Documents

Nov 7, 2016 5:13:03 PM


1. Protect Revenue Generating Assets

You spend a great deal of money and time creating content, inventions and other assets that you own. Having someone take these assets and use them for their own means without permission is theft, just like having your car stolen, yet, somehow, many folks are of the opinion that everything online should be free for the taking. Obviously, we disagree![...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Document Protection and Rights Management

Nov 7, 2016 2:16:10 PM


Introduction to Protecting Documents

We’ve dealt with thousands of companies and organizations over the years, in various industries a that create, publish, and distribute a large variety of documents. When addressing the need for document protection and rights management, these companies always start with a thorough assessment of the value of the documents and data contained within them. The[...]

Celebrating World Paper Free Day

Nov 1, 2016 11:26:52 AM

The average office worker continues to use a whopping 10,000 sheets of copy paper every year. As businesses evolve in the digital age, companies have an opportunity to re-examine their daily processes and workflow, to improve and protect their business. One area that continues to garner steady support is the transition of organizations towards a paper free workplace. To support and educate[...]