5 Key Ways to Keep File Sharing Secure

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Update Internal Core Systems

Employees don't use unapproved collaboration tools to purposely expose company data to additional risk, they use them because of the convenience factor. Many times approved collaboration tools don't meet desired user experience because of limitations of outdated internal systems. Not only will improving outdated internal systems help increase the usability of approved collaboration tools, but it will also help meet legal and IT requirements hitting enterprises today – it's a win-win situation!

Learn more: Information Governance Tips with the Business User in Mind

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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