How to protect a PDF form with password

Having sensitive information in PDF might be tricky, but you can always password protect it, so people outside your organization wouldn’t have a way to even open it.

Steps 1. Open your PDF in Adobe Acrobat Pro and proceed to the Protect option under Tools or in the right side bar:

Step 2. Under More Options select Security Properties: 

Step 3. Choose Password Security in the dropdown below:

Step 4. Tick the checkbox next to Require a password to open a document and come up with a password for this file:

Step 5. Save changes to the PDF form and upload it to the folder that is used in a workflow.

As a result, any person will need to enter a password in order to open a PDF.

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