Get access to detailed technical information about Acrobat and Reader's security functionality here. The information is intended to help developers, administrators, and end users in enterprise environments. Learn to deploy, configure, and use the Acrobat family of products in digital signatures, encryptions, and other security-related workflows.
IT-centric documentation for administrators describing configuration and deployment details now resides in the Enterprise Toolkit.
Adobe (Jan 22, 2010)
Explore the structure of cross-domain policy files, used by a growing number of Adobe products (including Flash, Acrobat, and Adobe Reader), to permit the sharing of data by client-side applications across domains -- providing administrators with the abil
Adobe (May 05, 2008)
Know the guidelines for programmatic generation of standardized appearances for signatures in PDF documents. Check out earlier versions .
Adobe (Dec 07, 2006)
Get access to build properties dictionary of the signature dictionary that third-party software applications use to create signatures.
Adobe (Apr 20, 2009)
Adobe Acrobat validates a digital signature in accordance with the X.509 standard and RFC 3280. This document is intended for anyone interested in evaluating Acrobat compliance with those features. The document includes test files for those interested in repeating the tests.
Get the description of digital signature features supported by PDF, how digital signatures are represented in a PDF document, and how they solve the need for trusted documents and signatures.
Get guidelines, as developers, to develop a Cryptographic Service Provider (CSP) for use with Acrobat on the Windows® platform. The CSP makes it possible for MSCAPI-compliant applications to access digital IDs through an API.