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From John Hewson <j...@jahewson.com>
Subject Re: Strip Data out of PDF and save only skeleton.
Date Sat, 31 Oct 2015 02:11:26 GMT
This is a very hard thing to get right, especially if you have compliance needs.
There are just so many ways that sensitive data could remain embedded in
the resulting document.

If you want my advice, don’t attempt this.

— John

> On 30 Oct 2015, at 18:37, Sriram Varadharajan <varadhukutty@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> We are using PDFBox to process PDF that contains sensitive data . Currently
> we don't store these PDF (even after encrypting) due to security compliance
> . If there is an ability to strip the data out of PDF we can save the file
> and we can use them for analytical purposes
> 
> Question is  Does PDF box or any other utility out there gives the ability
> to blank out all the Data in the PDF and just save the skeleton alone ?
> Please share any custom solutions or ideas if any !!
> 
> Thanks


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