The purpose of the article is to establish the features and types of modern documentary information thathas intellectual value; finding out the principles on which to build a secure document flow; characteristics ofthe main technological stages and procedures for the implementation of confidential documents; identifyingthreats that may arise during this process. The methodology consisted of a set of general scientific, specialscientific and specific methods of studying the problem, the application of which allows to achieve the goal.Scientific intelligence was based on the principles of objectivity and integrity. The use of a set of scientificmethods made it possible to study the specifics of valuable documentary information, to find out the mainchannels of information leakage, to trace the stages of document circulation of such business papers. Scientificnovelty. The latest international practices of working with confidential documents are studied. Featuresand types of documentary information that has intellectual value for the entrepreneur are established. Theprinciples on which it is necessary to build a secure document flow are formulated. The main technologicalstages and procedures of execution of confidential documents are outlined. The main threats that may ariseduring this process have been identified. Conclusions. Confidential information allows any company to operatesuccessfully due to the security of information. The importance of such information determines the risk of itsloss. In order to avoid inconveniences related to the loss or theft of information, the institutions should createappropriate services, whose representatives monitor confidential information, document circulation, createdatabases for computers and files for paper media, destroy drafts of confidential documents, store and destroydocuments that are valuable in the prescribed manner.Keywords: execution of a confidential document, secrecy stamp, information protection, technologicalcomplexity, value of documentary information.