Safe Harbor, Privacy and Sovereignty Elements in Enterprise File Sharing

Posted by Anand Kekre on October 20 2015

Consumerization of information technology and enterprise mobility have given rise to end-users’ demand for anywhere, anytime access to corporate data. While ignoring such requests is turning out to be risky for enterprise IT because of Shadow-IT, many businesses have implemented enterprise file sharing (Enterprise File Sync and Share – EFSS) solutions as an alternative to Dropbox.


But just implementing a secure enterprise file sharing solution is not the end to the IT decision makers’ woes. Recently the Court of Justice of the European Union declared that the US Safe Harbor is invalid, directly affecting the companies in European countries that use public cloud file sharing vendors. It was an eye opener for other geographies as well.

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Topics: Mobile Content Management (MCM), file security, enterprise file sharing, Enterprise File Sync & Share, Dropbox Alternative, endpoint encryption, enterprise digital rights management, Data Privacy Option (DPO), Access Control, encryption, safe harbor, Data Soverignity, Data Privacy, Deployment Flexibility, Key Management

10 Necessary Data Governance Capabilities in Enterprise File Sharing

Posted by Anand Kekre on October 5 2015

With the increase in consumerization of information technology, enterprise mobility and demand from end-users for anywhere, anytime access to corporate data – enterprise IT is facing challenges in balancing the need of end-users and business requirements of security, data governance and compliance.

With the explosive growth of freely available consumer file sharing services enterprise IT is finding out the hard way that their employees have been sharing valuable data with external parties with little or no security measures in place. 

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Topics: Mobile Content Management (MCM), Compliance, BYOD, enterprise file sharing, Enterprise File Sync & Share, enterprise digital rights management, Data Loss Prevention, Data Privacy Option (DPO), Online Document Viewer, Digital Watermarking, eDiscovery, encryption, Enterprise Rights Management, data retention, meta-data retention, data governance

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