5 Key Ways to Keep File Sharing Secure

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Introduce an Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) Tool

According to Gartner, this newly defined tool "refers to a range of on-premises or cloud-based capabilities that enable individuals to sync and share documents, photos, videos and files across multiple devices, such as smartphones, tablets and PCs." EFSS tools, such as Box (who recently partnered with IBM), that are properly aligned with the business environment can help ensure compliance, security and effective collaboration.

Learn more: Eight Tips to Woo Employees to a Better EFSS

Content, files, information – no matter what the terminology, data is everywhere and being shared multiple ways throughout an organization. Not only do organizations need to worry about BYOD, there's BYOA (bring your own apps) to think about, too. Applications such as Dropbox and OneNote have been created for the sole purpose of helping users collaborate and share files easily. While these apps are convenient, there are often inherent risks that come with using these applications for business purposes – putting corporate governance and security policies at risk.

In this slideshow, Viewpointe, a leading private cloud service provider to regulated industries, shares five simple protocols companies can put into place to make sure data is secure, while still allowing for successful collaboration.


Related Topics : Vulnerabilities and Patches, Resellers, Broadcom, Broadband Services, Supercomputing

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