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Toppan Forms Launches "SecurePosting" Encrypted Delivery Service that Enables Secure File Management Limiting Viewing Count and Period

October 28, 2014

Information Management Company Toppan Forms Co., Ltd. (Toppan Forms hereunder) will be launching the "SecurePosting" delivery service that limits viewing counts and period of encrypted PDF and image file.
Currently, companies are delivering files that include personal information to devices such as tablets to be viewed outside the company. The delivery operation and management are left to users that cause risk issues related to information leakage such as forwarding file to other devices or unnecessarily keeping the viewed file in the device. "SecurePosting" solves these issues by putting various limits to the operation and management of secure file. To view the file, it is necessary to login on the dedicated viewer app with a unique ID and password. The device is verified by sending the device ID to the server that limits the file downloading only to those approved. It also manages viewing count and period on the server side. The file is automatically deleted leaving no cash when it reaches beyond the setting properties. In addition, by using the GPS feature, viewing area can be restricted to particular area.
"SecurePosting" is based on secure data generation software co-developed by SciencePark Corporation (Head Office; 3-1649-2 Iriya Zama Kanagawa Pref. Representative Director: Koichiro Shoji) that develops security software with software developed by Toppan Forms.

Service Overview(Delivering Promotional Material to the Viewing Device)

Features

  • 1. Setting Viewing Count and Period
    Viewing beyond established view count and period is not possible. The file is automatically deleted when it reaches the viewing period and count limit.
  • 2. Restriction of Viewing Device and User
    The file encryption cannot be unlocked by unregistered device or user that prevents viewing.
    Limiting print on the device is also possible.
  • 3. Files Managed Centrally Allows Remote Deletion and Various Setting Change at Once.
    Data is managed centrally on a server allowing downloaded file to be deleted remotely and various property setting change at once.
  • 4. Obtain Operation Log of Device
    The server can record viewing time of the device so it can be used as an operation management data.

Future Direction

Toppan Forms will use "SecurePosting" in combination with "STRAFLOW" web service for ordering and managing corporate advertising materials such as electronic leaflets, "WebBureau" service that delivers invoice and statements for viewing in PDF format, and Digital Messaging Solution (DMS) that supplements file generation. The company will use "SecurePosting" for production and delivery of electronic PR catalogs/leaflets for the financial institution, performance report booklet for the securities company, electronic ticket/coupon company's membership, and time-limited campaign promotion Direct Mail for the mail order company to users.
The company plans to release the Windows version of view application in addition to the current smartphone and tablet apps.

  • ※ DMS is an outsourcing business that optimally delivers electronic format of various customer communication such as business mail and direct mail that are sent to the recipient from companies.
  • ※ "SecurePosting" is currently being filed for registered trademark by Toppan Forms Co., Ltd.
  • ※ "STRAFLOW" and "WebBureau" is a registered trademark of Toppan Forms Co., Ltd.
  • ※ Other products indicated are registered trademark or trademark of each company.
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