Document security fears grow

Tuesday, 27 April 2004, 11:47 AM EST

Problems with maintaining the confidentiality of electronic documents and preventing document tampering are on the rise, according to a security manager at Adobe Systems Inc.

Although he would not divulge details of any specific incident of document tampering in the federal government, John Landwehr, group manager for security solutions and strategy at Adobe, said cases of document spoofing represent a growing problem for both government and corporate offices.

"It's definitely well above the hundreds, and these are just the ones that we've heard about," Landwehr told Federal Computer Week.

By Florence Olsen at FCW.

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