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Business Worldwide Magazine names EthosData “Best Virtual Data Room Provider of the Year – Europe"

Posted by Kamal Raj on Jun 19, 2015 10:00:00 AM

We are pleased to announce that we have been named " Best Virtual Data Room Provider of the Year - Europe " by Business worldwide magazine

The team at EthosData is excited. It’s recognition of the hard work we’ve put in towards the delivery of a complete Virtual Data Room service. A service we would demand if were running a transaction on a Virtual Data Room. 

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Security Update (Logjam flaw) - EthosData Virtual Dataroom

Posted by David Diez on Jun 3, 2015 3:07:34 PM

A couple of weeks ago, it was discovered a new vulnerability which allows to downgrade attack against the TLS protocol itself called Logjam, which exploits EXPORT cryptography.

This vulnerability does not affect EthosData´s virtual data room. Our servers infrastructure and encryption communication does not allow to downgrade attacks as it have a strong 2048-bit encription key exchange parameters (Diffie-Hellman key exchange).

A group from INRIA, Microsoft Research, Johns Hopkins, the University of Michigan, and the University of Pennsylvania published a deep analysis of the Diffie-Hellman algorithm as used in TLS and other protocols. 

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Topics: Dataroom Security, Data Security

Moody’s case study: Virtual Data Room for Confidential File Sharing

Posted by Maria Rubio on May 1, 2015 10:00:00 AM

EthosData has been working providing Virtual Data Room services to Moody’s since 2011.  

We have just published an interesting case study with the Social Performance Unit of Moody’s.  EthosData has been involved in several projects with Moody’s Analytics for the past four years. For this particular case our Virtual Data Room has been used as an integrated solution for Moody’s workflow. 

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Technology's Role in Due Diligence

Posted by Kamal Raj on Apr 24, 2015 10:00:00 AM

The due diligence process has evolved rapidly over the years from its initial paper based dataroom to the more sophisticated Virtual data rooms. Technology has greatly transformed the wayin which transactions are executed, saving time and making it easier to manage multi-party global transactions. 

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Vintage and EthosData strengthen Virtual Data Room partnership

Posted by Francisco Lorca on Apr 21, 2015 6:25:47 PM

EthosData and The Vintage Group have been working together providing virtual data room services for US companies since 2009.  The partnership was a natural evolution for both companies as EthosData was looking for a local partner with a strong reputation and local presence and The Vintage Group was looking for a market leading virtual data room to complement its offering to companies and advisors.  

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Topics: Data Room US

Defending against Social Engineering

Posted by Harsh Batra on Mar 12, 2015 10:00:00 AM

In past posts, we have covered our perspective as a data room provider about the risks of social engineering. The term has become more familiar to all of us thanks to the increased recurrence of high profile breaches that are occurring in the corporate world as well as in government organizations. While a number of the breaches happen due to poor technology, many more happen because of the manipulation of people to give up confidential information. Here are some of the recent tricks and strategies used by social engineers and some ideas to protect yourself and your company against such attacks.

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Security Update - EthosData Virtual Dataroom

Posted by David Diez on Mar 2, 2015 4:37:00 PM

Last week, a well known Virtual Data Room provider communicated to its clients and users the existence of a potential vulnerability for some PDF documents used in their virtual data room.
This vulnerability does not affect EthosData’s virtual data room. During the last few days, we have been analyzing this potential issue in our platform and with out IRM provider and we can confirm this.
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Topics: Dataroom Security

Can A Global Virtual Data Room Provider Adapt Itself To Meet Local Market Needs?

Posted by Harsh Batra on Jan 23, 2015 11:00:00 AM

virtual-data-room-safeThere are a number of Virtual Data Room providers in the world. Some are global with operations in multiple countries and clients in many more. Some are local; they only serve the country in which they have an office. The question is - can a global Virtual Data Room provider meet your local market needs just as well as a local Virtual Data Room provider who predominantly operates only in your region? Here are four factors to consider:

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Virtual Data Rooms Are Meant For Secure Document Exchange

Posted by Harsh Batra on Jan 19, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Virtual Data Rooms are built to help companies share confidential information. By definition that means that Virtual Data Rooms are meant for secure document exchange. We have mentioned these factors various times in the past. Here are 5 aspects of a Virtual Data Room that enables corporates to share their confidential information with confidence on the internet.


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How does a virtual data room provider train its service team for security?

Posted by Harsh Batra on Dec 23, 2014 11:00:00 AM

A Virtual Data Room provider is only as good as the team that runs the company behind the scenes. A leading company would not just provide a do-it-yourself product but also a service team to support every transaction. It is key to train the service team in all aspects related to virtual data room security. Here are some key aspects that are considered:

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