What is Security Paper?
To secure a document, it is very important to use multiple security features.
A document that contains only one security feature, a VOID background for
example, may be easily duplicated on some photo copiers without the word VOID
showing up on the copy.
However - add a ghost watermark to the back of the sheet, color change ink and micro printing to the front of the sheet; now you have created a document that is virtually impossible to accurately duplicate using a photo copier or scanner.
Why use Document Security Paper?
When "generic" security paper is available to the general public in retail stores, documents printed on that paper provide a "false sense" of security.
Document Security Paper CAN:
Document Security Paper CANNOT:
While Document Security Paper offers protection against unauthorized
duplication, the image can still be copied or scanned. The text or graphics
will be visible on the copy and can be read.
However it will be possible to determine which document is the original and which is the duplicate.
As far as today's technology goes, other than dark red paper or paper printed
with a dark purple background, we do not know of a product produced anywhere in
the world that will cause a photocopy to turn black (and this happens only on a
black and white copier when a document has been printed on Dark Red or Purple
Even red paper or paper with a dark purple background can be duplicated when using a color copier!
Web Author: Andrew