A recently introduced bill aims to allow civil rights criminal cold cases to be released to the public. Learn more about the bill and redaction here.
Introduce automated redaction to your workflows
We live in a world of instant gratification and immediate satisfaction which leads to companies wanting to speed up workflow processes to get higher quality work done, quicker. There are companies where their entire business plan is about how they can make other organization’s workflow more efficient, accurate, and up to do with the world around them.
Protecting sensitive information through redaction is gaining priority across all organizations. With regulations tightening and the growing need to publish reports online, there is more data requiring redaction. Search engines can even find information that is hidden from our eyes, requiring more attention to redacting private data. Manually identifying this sensitive information is a huge undertaking. This time-consuming task is costly with a margin of error too large for comfort.
I chose the title for this blog a bit tongue in cheek. You see, there are numerous blog posts about how to “properly” redact PDF files. While all of those other blog posts correctly explain the challenges that makes redacting PDF files difficult and outline all of the steps that one must take to ensure private information is completely and irreversibly redacted, all of those blog posts fail to mention one critical idea that anyone tasked with the important job of redacting electronic documents should be aware of -- automation.