Document Cloud Security

Transform your paper processes into connected, trusted, digital experiences.

With Document Cloud, organizations can deliver 100% digital experiences that help transform, scale, and grow business and that can be easily adapted to changes in industry requirements, legal regulations, and security risk. As a trusted leader, Adobe continues to innovate and create global digital standards and solutions in the cloud for all types of signing and document processes.

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Better detection and prevention rules

Adobe Sign Security

Speed up your business processes with legal, trusted electronic signatures from Adobe Sign. A Document Cloud solution, Adobe Sign lets you securely replace paper and ink signature processes with 100% digital experiences to send, sign, track, and manage compliant legal signature processes anywhere, anytime, and on any device. 

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Detection and prosecution

Document Cloud Security

Accelerate business productivity with Adobe Acrobat DC and world-class document services that transform business processes into paperless, 100% digital experiences. Document Cloud services enable organizations to extend and scale existing investments in technology — keeping in line with global data security standards. ​

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Preventing product fraud


Depending on your industry, region, country, or province, not all e-signatures have equal status under the law. Learn more about e-signature laws by country to help manage your compliance risk.
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Fraud education

Cloud signatures

The world’s first open-standard, global cloud signature, our flexible and mobile cloud signatures comply with eIDAS and other regulations. They’re backed by certificates from expert, trusted service providers and can be used for any highly compliant, certificate-based signing workflow — anywhere, anytime, on any device.
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Adobe Acrobat DC with Document Cloud services security overview

Adobe Acrobat DC combines the latest Acrobat desktop software with premium features in the Acrobat Reader mobile app and Adobe Document Cloud online services to help organizations meet end-user demand for connectivity and productivity on any device while helping to ensure security across devices. This white paper describes the defense-in-depth approach and security procedures implemented by Adobe to enhance the security of these capabilities.

Adobe Sign security overview

Adobe Sign helps organizations replace paper-and-ink signature processes with 100% digital workflows. Learn about the security features of Adobe Sign and how they help meet compliance requirements for many industry and regulatory standards.

Adobe Sign and 21 CFR Part 11 Shared Responsibilities Guide 

21 CFR Part 11 defines the requirements for electronic document and signature submissions to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This white paper provides details of the responsibilities between Adobe and the customer in order to properly implement 21 CFR Part 11 compliant solutions.

Adobe Sign and 21 CFR Part 11 Handbook

This handbook discusses how, with proper system implementation and appropriate procedural controls, electronic signatures generated through Adobe Sign can be legally binding and compliant with the requirements of 21 CFR Part 11.