EMAP International and Par Government released VectorLock, security system for the first time, especially geospatial data shapefile. VectorLock is the extension for ArcGIS 9.3 or 10, which allows you or your company to protect and control access to geospatial data from the whole use of data both internally and externally when sharing data.
VectorLock ensure the highest possible level of security. Shapefile data secured and distributed to users through a proprietary encrypted format that looks like a regular shapefile data when added to the ArcGIS. You have the authority to set the time how long the shapefile data can be accessed by clients or partners. If you have set time is exceeded, an automatic data could not be accessed again by clients or partners.

VektorLock available in three versions, Standard (free), Advanced (free) and Admin. Standard version is used to invoke and display VectorLock files, including changing the symbology. Dementara for the Advanced version, in addition to having the capability standard version, this version is available Editor toolbar. For the Admin version, there is full functionality to make VectorLock VectorLock files and unlock files.