File sync and share security slip ups

Are your employees using free file sync and share (FSS) applications for sharing sensitive enterprise data? If so, the default public setting could be opening links to your critical data to the world

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Free file sync and share (FSS) services such as Dropbox typically come with security and privacy settings set to “public” by default. When a user shares a share link to corporate data, anyone who comes across that link can get to the potentially sensitive information. Some free FSS apps don’t offer privacy settings. Even if a user wanted to, they could not change the public settings to private in order to protect the data.

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