IRVINE, Calif. – The digital age has ushered in a vast number of solutions designed to facilitate the ease and speed of the transfer and sharing of corporate, legal and personal documents. Unfortunately for companies and individuals, the development of these solutions has outpaced innovations in electronic document security, leaving documents vulnerable to internal, external and online threats, including theft and fraud. In response to alarming statistics and increased concerns over cyber security, DocVerify now delivers an unparalleled solution for companies and individuals committed to making document management, contract management and risk mitigation top priorities. Providing seven layers of protection developed using sophisticated encryption standards, and full document audit trails, DocVerify is the first top-tier document verification system that lets users guarantee the authenticity and integrity of any document from their Internet browser.
According to recent data, more than 35 million data records were illegally accessed in 2008, and more than 83 million records were compromised. The rise in illegal altering and theft of proprietary documents can be attributed in part to still-evolving electronic security infrastructures and standards, and widely held myths about electronic document security. An overwhelming number of Internet users believe that a PDF file cannot be altered and that it is secure. This is one of many common misperceptions that the developers of DocVerify hope will cease to exist as more companies and consumers become better informed, and seek ways to protect themselves and their documents from fraud and tampering.
“There are a number of myths surrounding which areas of the web are secure electronic environments, and which types of documents and protocols are tamper-proof,” said Darcy Mayer, DocVerify’s Chief Technology Officer. “To mitigate risk, our software provides conclusive proof of when, where, what, and by whom any electronic document was created once it is processed through our system. Our goal is to offer a system that provides users with unparalleled protection and the assurance that regardless of the format the document was created in and who they shared it with, the authenticity and integrity of the document won’t be compromised.”
DocVerify is a revolutionary Software as a Service (SaaS) designed to help companies and individuals protect the authenticity and integrity of corporate, legal and personal documents and mitigate the risks associated with online file transferring, sharing and storing. With DocVerify, users can prove that a document existed at a given point and time. The software’s two-factor authentication, document encryption standards, sequential document system and PKI hashing features make it one of the industry’s most secure methods of protecting critical data and files. In fact, the software is so secure that not even the company’s IT personnel can view protected files. DocVerify data centers are all SAS 70 type II certified facilities, and all actions are recorded in a tamper-proof audit trail. Additionally, each document is watermarked and time stamped.
DocVerify ensures the long term preservation, accessibility, and authenticity of electronic documents while maintaining legal compliance and eliminating the risk of lost documents. It also facilitates the independent verification of electronic documents that have been DocVerify-ed in the event of a dispute, saving valuable time and money associated with electronic discoveries, lawsuits or legal proceedings.
“Our software has been used by attorneys, mortgage brokers, government agencies and online retailers, among other groups and organizations,” said Mayer. “The added assurance of a document’s authenticity and integrity creates trust between parties, and is critical to protecting individuals and businesses from unforeseen risks and disputes.”While an increasing number of companies are taking steps to utilize advanced software and implement policies to help protect valuable documents and manage risks, most individuals still fail to make personal document security a priority, despite increasing reports of identity theft and fraud. According to recent studies, over 80 percent of people use inadequate measures to protect data.
“One of the most common ways data breaches occur is through the theft and access of laptops,” said Mayer. “Most individuals don’t realize how valuable the information on their personal laptops is until it’s been stolen, and unfortunately 97 percent of them are never recovered. We want to help individuals protect themselves in the event of an unfortunate circumstance. Individuals can use our software to securely protect their documents, e-sign documents, and track and validate their documents. It’s fast and easy to use, and with reports of identity theft and other accounts of fraud at an all time high, there’s no better way to ensure their peace of mind.”
To learn more about how to protect corporate, legal and personal documents from theft and fraud, visit www.docverify.com. DocVerify provides several digital security solutions, including E-Signatures, Quick Notes, API Web Services, E-notary and Encrypted Storage and Vaulting.