What kind of file sharing solutions are you using? Are you sharing your personal videos, movies and photos or are you sharing highly confidential proprietary information? Your requirement determines whether the solution you should consider is secured or unsecured.
Are you looking for secure file sharing solutions? You are not alone! Being able to share files and documents securely with third parties is one of the main challenges that companies face and ensuring security is at the heart of this need.
We recently wrote about 7 ways of sharing documents on the internet but the majority of those options did not have security as their main priority. You will notice that most of these services come under consumer grade solutions. The ones that focus solely on security are business grade solutions. Some of the main differences in the two types of file sharing solutions are:
We have taken a break from giving tips on good Virtual Data Room practice and document security to share some exciting news. SunGard Availability Services, the global leading security infrastructure provider, has selected EthosData as the subject of a case study that discusses our new infrastructure, service and level of security.
Virtual DataRooms are used by advisory firms such as law firms and investment banks as well as corporations to protect sensitive information during transactions. Making these confidential documents available to third parties involves competitive and legal risks, which are likely to be at the forefront of your mind as a user.
Finding a quality virtual data room provider should not be challenge now that virtual data rooms have gained global acceptance. However, the popularity of virtual data rooms, now used in the majority of mid to large M&A transactions, means that providers are a dime a dozen. They may be easy to find, but how do you decide if your prospective provider will be a good fit for your enterprise? There are five basic questions you can ask in order to make sure your deal documents are in good hands before signing on the dotted line.
A Data Room (virtual dataroom or VDR) is, simply put, an electronic version of a traditional data room, accessed through a secure, encrypted web connection, where parties can access the documentation needed during due diligence. It is hosted by a dataroom service provider, who makes sure that all information is held securely allowing the clients to select what each user can do with each piece of documentation. Typically dataroom fees are calculate either by number of pages or per-megabyte,