File & file system security News
November 14, 2017
A new proof-of-concept exploit, called AVGater, has found a way to abuse antivirus quarantines to attack systems and gain full control.
April 08, 2016
Drobo this week unveiled DroboAccess to enable mobile file sharing on its NAS boxes. DroboAccess lets customers access and share files stored on Drobo NAS from any device or location. The ...
March 27, 2015
SearchYourCloud's new tool gives users a way to search multiple cloud sync-and-share services on mobile and desktops, with file-level security.
February 05, 2015
Essex Property Trust decommissioned its NetApp array and moved its primary storage to Amazon cloud with Panzura Quicksilver appliances that lock files to reduce sprawl.
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Enterprise file synchronization and sharing, also known as corporate sync and share, or even just EFSS, lets users to place their files either in the cloud or in on-premises storage, allowing them to access the files wherever they go, by means of either desktop computers or mobile devices. The benefits of EFSS are clear, considering how today's workforce is often on the go, working while traveling or at home as well as in the office. But the security concerns are high.
This three-part technical guide considers EFSS from three angles. First it considers how business demand for the secure file sync-and-share service has affected vendor products. Next it considers the many consumer-based file sync-and-share products available and whether they can be secured in the enterprise. Finally, this guide presents detailed and actionable advice on how to deploy a new EFSS tool in the enterprise.
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One simple install of the File System Security PowerShell Module can help manage NTFS permissions for user access to folders. Continue Reading
Dropbox for Business is now offering new security features around shared folders and links and new integration for a more seamless Dropbox file sharing experience. Continue Reading
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Cloud, on-premises and hybrid enterprise file sync-and-share services, the EFSS market, deliver corporate security, compliance and peace of mind not present in consumer services. Continue Reading
Expert Dan Sullivan outlines the security features offered with Amazon Elastic File System and explains why privilege controls are critical to Amazon workload security. Continue Reading
Expert Karen Scarfone examines the best email encryption products in the market and offers guidelines to help enterprises determine which ones may be best for their organizations. Continue Reading
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Expert contributor Karen Scarfone examines the most important criteria for evaluating email encryption software for deployment within the enterprise. Continue Reading
Large file transfers don't have to be scary. Learn four key steps to keeping your network secure when big files exit your enterprise. Continue Reading
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Locky ransomware has, again, changed tactics by moving to using LNK files for distribution. Expert Nick Lewis explains how enterprises can adjust protections for this shift. Continue Reading
New malware threats can infect systems without leaving any files behind. Expert Nick Lewis explains how fileless malware operates and the best ways for security programs to stop it. Continue Reading
Unlike permissions, Linux attributes apply to all users, even root. With Linux extended attributes, administrators can increase file security. Continue Reading