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Shadow IT: How employees can become the greatest threat to business data

Posted on June 21, 2016 0 comments
Category: Data Security

Data breaches and attacks executed by hackers over digital platforms have become prevalent headlines recently, but businesses forget that these aren't the only threats to their data. Employees are major contributors to compromised files, from accidentally downloading malware that reads and copies information, to purposely using unauthorized sharing programs for the sake of convenience. This last problem, which has been called shadow IT, is a rampant problem in the mobile age of company operations, and it can be difficult to control. However, organizations must take the proper steps to ensure that employees are following security protocols.  Read More

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File sharing productivity stats that every business should know

Posted on June 06, 2016 0 comments
Category: Collaboration

Praises for file sharing tools have been widely discussed across virtually every industry. These solutions have proven themselves in many instances, but there are still a number of businesses that are unsure of how to manage them and what benefits they should expect to yield. Collaboration and productivity are two of the biggest areas where organizations will see a difference. Let's take a look at a some file sharing productivity statistics that every business should know when considering this type of offering.  Read More

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3 main problems in business file sharing

Posted on May 17, 2016 0 comments
Category: Data Security

Before technology became a regular part of business operations, organizations used to handle physical files. With all of the manual tradeoffs and cataloguing, this method was quickly outdated when online file sharing emerged. Although it certainly offers a number of benefits, there are still a few concerns that exist with current practices. Here are three of the biggest file sharing concerns that are prevalent in today's companies.  Read More

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New survey: Employees value money over secure file sharing

Posted on April 14, 2016 0 comments
Category: Data Security

Sometimes, for relatively little money, many people would sell enterprise password and login information, according to the results of a new survey. As the price of data breaches rises, companies need to ensure their enterprise file sharing tools do not put them in hot water from end-user negligence.  Read More

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Top 4 things to consider when sharing files between Macs and PCs

Posted on April 08, 2016 0 comments
Category: Collaboration

Remember the classic "I'm a Mac and I'm a PC" commercials featuring Justin Long and John Hodgman? Those ads created two very separate camps in the computer world, one full of straight-laced business people devoted to PCs and the other full of cool creative types and their beloved Apple products. While the spots were clearly trying to set an agenda in favor of Apple, they did articulate a truth of the past, which was that enterprise was the sole domain of Windows-powered devices.  Read More

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Exploring the current state of BYOD

Posted on March 25, 2016 0 comments

Mobile devices from smartphones to tablets have not only become a pivotal part of everyday lives, they have also taken on the role of an asset in many workplaces, enabling people to get more done than ever before. In an attempt to adapt to this trend, organizations have instituted bring-your-own-device policies that detail how hardware and information on that hardware should be governed. However many challenges remain for maintaining BYOD practices and ensuring that sensitive business data is secure. Let's take a look at the current state of BYOD and the risks associated with it.  Read More

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Business file transfer processes remain at risk

Posted on March 09, 2016 0 comments

Mobile devices and other hardware are being increasingly used across businesses to access, manage and transfer critical information. However, while our equipment has advanced beyond traditional laptops, the programs we use to send our documents are taking a lot longer to change. In fact, some companies likely still rely solely on emails, which has been proven time and again to be unsecure and inefficient for long-term file sharing purposes. As businesses look to further improve their file transfer process, security should take precedence in their efforts.  Read More

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3 reasons to invest in secure online file sharing

Posted on February 26, 2016 0 comments

Moving documents from one team member to the other has gotten a lot easier with the introduction of computers and other digital devices. A functional office should revolve around collaboration, and yet many companies settle for less-than-perfect methods of transferring information between co-workers. To that end, we'd like to take some time and discuss the top three reasons to invest in a secure online file sharing solution.  Read More

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Why your business needs backup for mission-critical data

Posted on February 11, 2016 0 comments

Although the digital age has afforded some pretty amazing advantages to the average business, there are a few drawbacks. Chief among them is the ghost-like nature data can take on in the virtual world. While paper documents may not be as convenient as digital ones, at least they don't get completely destroyed by someone accidentally hitting the wrong button.  Read More

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