In a recent Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) research study, they found that 98% of IT and security professionals were extremely concerned with having technologies in place to ensure policies are applied to the sharing of sensitive data. Our newest product enhancement, affiliate sharing, does just that. Affiliate sharing extends sharing and collaboration capabilities to include a trusted network of specific partners and customers, in essence helping enterprises build their digital ecosystem of trust.
IT often blocks external sharing due to the perceived security risks, but their digital workers are looking for ways to share large files and folders with partners and customers, even if that means using consumer (shadow IT) file sharing tools. Our latest product enhancement gives digital workers a secure and seamless way to share files and folders within their digital ecosystem, building a ‘trusted network’, while maintain the level of security control required by IT.
“External sharing is critical to Texas A&M University, and Syncplicity’s new controls give me confidence that my teams can share files and folders securely among our trusted group of organizations,” said Danny Miller, CISO System Chief Information Security Officer at Texas A&M University. “In today’s digital world, the firewall is no longer the boundary for data and information sharing. These new Syncplicity enhancements enable us to lock down sharing within a trusted group of affiliated organizations, helping us stay compliant and secure – maintaining central control while enabling easy end-user collaboration.”
Affiliate Sharing offers a comprehensive set of controls that allow you to:
To start building your digital ecosystem of trust, checkout the new additions to Syncplicity’s group-based policies and security controls, or to learn more about these and other security features contact your Syncplicity Customer Success Manager.