From stone tablets to paper all the way to encrypted wireless transmissions, storing and sharing data has always been of supreme importance. As technology improves, we can send much more data across further distances with relative ease. While the security of this data is of minor importance if you are sending public information, for companies or individuals sending highly confidential data, secure data transfers is supremely important.
For many companies, these data transfers primarily take place via email. With millions, if not billions, of email conversations happening each and every day, it’s easy to have a schooling fish mentality – your messages will be ignored in the swirling masses. However, hackers cast a very wide net, and your emails could very well be swept up in them. Sometimes they target specific institutions, but many times email accounts are hacked out of third-party databases, and hackers can easily get the access they need to your system if it is poorly secured.
Because of this, companies both small and large are looking for a way to secure their email data transmissions. Secure file sharing has risen to provide this service. This type of data transmission removes the files from the top-level data transmission that is used for data that doesn’t require security, and places it in a ‘box type’ file-sharing solution. Your data ends ups in the right hands, every time, because it is not sent through an email server.
Some IT managers are hesitant to use this type of service for fear of added layers of complexity. Anticipating this, secure file sharing systems are designed to be as seamless as possible, simulating the simplicity of attaching a file to an email. The file is still sent via the email address you choose, eliminating additional logins or passwords to remember.
For employees who require even more layers of security, the most secure of file sharing solutions will provide data destruction dates, password requirements, and read receipts. offshore centre Designed with the highest level of military transmission in mind, these added features are also available to business professionals.
If your company’s data is of high importance, your security solutions should reflect that. Devote the proper resources needed to find a solution that fits your company and your data needs, so that it doesn’t end up in the competitions’ or hackers’ hands.
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