Redact Assistant

The Redact Assistant allows you to securely search for and redact multiple terms in one single process. Create lists of terms for specific redaction and search/replace criteria and even use Word and Excel’s native search options as well as Regular Expression to create your list of terms. To facilitate collaboration, save and share your lists with colleagues on projects for collaboration.

Unique differentiators/features

The Redact Assistant allows you to securely redact Word and Excel files, while keeping them in their native file format. The files are editable, yet the information that was redacted remains permanently obfuscated. Available as a stand-alone or add-in model to Word and Excel.

Licensing model:

Retail Or Enterprise

Target Market:

All Sectors – Specialization In Legal, Government, Fortune 500

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PayneGroup is a leading provider of secure communication software including the Outlook Send Assistant, which prevents Reply to All, Bcc and other potential accidental disclosures, Redact Assistant, which is a redaction tool for Word and Excel files, and Metadata Assistant, the first metadata removal software on the market. The Workflow product division includes Forms and Numbering Assistants, which aid in the creation and formatting of documents. PayneGroup provides extensive professional services, ranging from software migration consulting, training and help desk services to project management and courseware development. PayneGroup has also authored 13 books on Microsoft Office, including our latest book, Word 2013 for Law Firms.