How to secure and copyright protect PDF forms using Acrobat XI

Learn how to secure a PDF form and protect PDF forms against unauthorized changes.

By February 1, 2013

 

In this tutorial, learn how to secure PDF forms and protect PDF forms against unauthorized changes using Adobe Acrobat XI. This summary is excerpted from chapter 14 of Creating PDF Forms for Government by Ted Padova. Follow the link below to download the complete 7-page sample chapter.

This sample chapter from the free Creating PDF Forms for Government guide explains how to secure a PDF form and why all forms should be secured against changing the appearance and content.

This PDF sample chapter also includes a video on PDF form security and copyright.

Securing a form is protecting the form against changing its appearance and content -- all forms should be secured without exception. Even the most basic forms requiring no more than a signature should be secured and protected against changing the form contents.

Chapter 14 of The Creating PDF Forms for Government guide explores security and copyright issues associated with forms including:

  • Securing a PDF Document
  • Cataloging Passwords
  • Copyrighting Forms

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Download a PDF file of chapter 14 from Creating PDF Forms for Government on Securing Forms & Copyright Protection.

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1 comment

Dave Merchant

4, 2013-04-01 01, 2013

Blank forms are *not* covered by copyright.

http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ32.pdf

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