Consumer-grade file sync solutions pose many challenges to businesses that care about control and visibility over company data. Allowing employees to utilize CFGS solutions can lead to massive data leaks and security breaches. Below are seven of the biggest risks that these solutions pose in a business environment.
It’s clear — the cloud has boosted productivity, increased collaborative possibilities, and made employees more comfortable with working from anywhere. Whether people are using Google Apps or Office 365 to manage their emails, contacts, calendars, and documents, managing their CRM through Salesforce, or storing important business information in Box, cloud services have proven their value and are certainly here to stay. This begs the question: how safe is data stored in the cloud?
In recent years, the global workforce has become more mobile than ever before. A survey by Forrester Research of information workers found that 37% of respondents work from multiple locations outside of the office and that 53% of respondents use 3 or more devices for work.