Sharing your sensitive files with your coworkers and clients can be dangerous. Every day there are more security flaws discovered that threaten to compromise your data and put your enterprise at risk.

Sharing your sensitive files requires lots of security, but that doesn’t mean it should be hard.

Enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) tools offer a way to share files with other users, and should protect you from those ubiquitous security threats on the internet. There are plenty of options for you to investigate as you transition your organization to an EFSS tool, these are the things that you should look for:

  • Encryption & Security There is no compromise on security. Time and time again we find reports of data breeches and hacks. It is imperative that a company do their due diligence to encrypt data and prevent data loss whenever possible.
  • Reporting and Auditing Proper reporting and auditing services will give administrators total visibility into the file sharing service. Recording user uploads, downloads, invites, and edits means that you can be sure that all file sharing is done within the bounds of your organization’s file sharing directives.
  • Usability Sharing your files should be secure, but that doesn’t mean it should be hard. EFSS tools are there to make your workflow easier, not harder. When finding an EFSS tool to add to your organization, a trial period is the best way to go. Let your users try the product and give you feedback on how well it works for them.

It is important to make sure that you choose the right tool for your organization. If you these features as starting points for your search and you will have a great start for getting your EFSS system up and running!

Blog Post Written By: Matt Seto, Product Manager; Secrata


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