A Novel MS-Word Text Document Multiple Watermarking Technique for Authentication and Copyright Protection

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
  
© 2020 by IJETT Journal
Volume-68 Issue-5
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Ayush Arora, Drishti Agarwal, Jeebananda Panda
  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V68I5P201S

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MLA Style: Ayush Arora, Drishti Agarwal, Jeebananda Panda "A Novel MS-Word Text Document Multiple Watermarking Technique for Authentication and Copyright Protection" International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology 68.5(2020):1-6. 

APA Style: Ayush Arora, Drishti Agarwal, Jeebananda Panda. A Novel MS-Word Text Document Multiple Watermarking Technique for Authentication and Copyright Protection  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 68(5),1-6.

Abstract
In today’s time when everyone is surrounded by digital data, the development of internet-related technologies, like cloud databases, social media platforms and much more, is rapidly increasing which raises the problem of information security. Today anyone can easily generate identical copies of any text document. So, to protect the data or the content i.e., intellectual property of someone, some measures are needed to verify the authenticity of one’s work. Copyright protection is one of the most important and difficult challenges for the researchers. So, for verification, many researchers have proposed several algorithms to embed a watermark in a text document (In simple words embedding a watermark means hiding some secret information in the document which is hard to detect). The proposed approach uses the application class property of MS-Word document, RGB colour values of text and spacing between the lines to hide the watermark in a monocoloured MS-Word text document. Several different documents are used for evaluation which got attacked by different types of changes.

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Keywords
MS-Word Document, watermarking, copyright, vowels, security.