How to send a PDF document secured by a password ?

Hello does anyone how I can send a PDF document secured by a password ?
what kind of adobe do I need to buy ?
How can I accomplish this please ?

Thank you.
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Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
You need Adobe Acrobat...(not reader).

Here are the steps.

And there are YouTube videos that will walk you through the process as well.

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Why bother about in-document-encryption? Wouldn't it suffice to send an encrypted zipfile with the pdf in it? 7-zip uses AES256 and is free.
Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
The Author may want to restrict features of the PDF such as viewing, printing, modifying, etc.
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ItaliabellaAuthor Commented:
Thank you everyone.
Did you want to restrict content? Sounded more like it was about safe sending.
Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
I read it as sending a PDF secured by password.
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