The recent example of Israel's Green Pass is a reminder how important digital signatures are for secure PDF documents. Will the EU learn lessons from it when considering similar approaches for COVID-19 vaccine passports?
Securing and automating digital document workflows is increasingly important in the modern business world. A crucial part of creating secure digital signatures is generating public and private keys for signing, and cloud providers such as Amazon, Google, and Microsoft now offer highly-secure cryptographic key management services. Since iText is used by many businesses and signing services to integrate secure digital signatures into PDFs, this step-by-step article shows developers how to use iText 7 and the AWS KMS APIs to generate a digital signature and add it to a PDF document.
In our first release for 2021, a number of new features and improvements are included, such as extended SVG support for Core and pdfHTML, more PDF form border styles and revised OpenType Font processing.
Currently, heated negotiations are taking place with the European parliament in Brussels in a final effort to come to an agreement on Brexit. But don’t be mistaken. Deal or no deal, physical and digital borders will appear in places they weren’t before, which means paperwork. A lot more paperwork.
Singapore's National Digital identity (NDI) project provides users with the new “Sign with SingPass” feature to electronically sign PDF contracts, agreements and other legal documentation in high volume. This new feature is developed by the Government Technology Agency (GovTech).
Google Chrome now supports saving tagged PDFs, plus PDF form filling in the browser.
Released on 25th August, version 85 of the Chrome web browser included a couple of significant updates to its PDF output capabilities. Let’s take a quick look at the new features.
We are pleased to announce the release of iText DITO 1.5. The latest release of iText's high-convenience PDF document generator includes a number of new features and changes for template editing and PDF generation. Read on to learn more.
In the third and final part in our series of articles looking at the PDF Shadow Attacks, we explore using iText 7 to inspect documents which may be used to perform attacks using the "Replace" and "Hide and Replace" methods.
In our final release for 2020, we’ve a number of new features and improvements, including improved Core word wrapping for special scripts, full support for CSS background properties in pdfHTML, and much more!
Continuing our series of articles looking at PDF Shadow Attacks. While iText is immune to the published attacks, we present this series explaining what the attacks are, and what you can do about them. In this article, we'll explore the concept of incremental updates, and present some proof-of-concept code for detecting PDF Shadow Attack preparation with iText.
Are your PDF documents secure, and what should you do to ensure the data they contain is secure? Keeping that data secure is not only a best practice, but is often required by data privacy laws. In this blog and accompanying webinar: "PDF Security: Encryption and Digital Signatures", we offer you the top three ways to improve your PDF document security.