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Minimizing M&A Leaks through Virtual Data Rooms

May 15, 2013 7:16:00 PM / by Kamal Raj posted in M&A, Data Room, due diligence, Data Security

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The wide adoption of Virtual Data Rooms has been fundamental in the reduction of deal leaks, the two words that can spell disaster for a high value deals. The ability to track every user’s movements within the dataroom, remotely block access to users and call on this information at a later date has all contributed to more secure deals.
Whether it’s careless employees, malicious competitors or hackers you are protecting information from, there are steps that are increasingly being taken in the industry to prevent leakages and we will guide you through these below.

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Document security policies, lessons from a Virtual Data Room Provider

May 2, 2013 11:05:00 AM / by Kamal Raj posted in Data Room, Data Security, VDR

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As a leading Virtual data room service provider, we know how to protect your confidential information. Some use a virtual data room only for specific high profile transactions like an M&A/IPO or Fund Raising etc., while others use a Virtual Data Room extensively for managing all their internal documents. What companies have realised is that although their documents are completely secured with Virtual Data Room,  they have little to no control over the documents which are still stored in emails, networks, drives and desktops. In the past few years a number of our clients have asked us to share our best practices regarding document handling to implement inside their companies. Upon request, here are some ways in which a document retention a disposal policy will ensure the integrity of the data in your possession

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Humans, the weakest link in IT Security Chain. Social Engineering and Data Room Security

Apr 11, 2013 4:13:00 PM / by Kamal Raj posted in Data Security, VDR, security

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Data stored on secure IT platforms such as data rooms is sensitive, and if the wrong people access it there could be significant consequences for your company. The weakest link in the IT security chain is the human element. No matter how secure and robust your security protocols are, there always exists a genuine gap that can be breached. "Trust" and "ignorance" are the two most common human behaviours that add to this gap. People are either too trusting of others (or) they are ignorant of the consequences being careless with information. Those who wish to will do just about anything to gain access to confidential information and mostly rely on people's inability to keep up with a culture that heavily relies on information. In this post we will have a look at the various social engineering tactics that take adantage of the human behaviour and how we can effecively have a control over it .

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Virtual Data Room as a Secure Enterprise Document Sharing Platform

Apr 4, 2013 2:54:00 PM / by Kamal Raj posted in Data Room, virtual data room, Data Security, VDR, security

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Is Your VDR Provider Scanning Safe?

Mar 12, 2013 12:05:00 PM / by Abhilasha Bhardwaj posted in Data Room, dataroom, virtual data room, Data Security, VDR, security

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3 Ways Your Data Room Provider Should Protect Your Files

Mar 7, 2013 7:05:00 PM / by Harsh Batra posted in Data Room, dataroom, virtual data room, Data Security, VDR, security

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From Origination To Due Diligence-How Does A Virtual Data Room Help?

Mar 1, 2013 9:30:00 PM / by Francisco Lorca posted in Data Room, virtual data room, ethosdata, Data Security, VDR, due diligence

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Data Encryption - A Dataroom's Perspective

Feb 22, 2013 6:23:00 PM / by Sara Salehian posted in Data Room, virtual data room, Data Security, VDR, security

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How To Differentiate Between Expert & Amateur Data Room Providers?

Feb 13, 2013 3:20:00 PM / by Harsh Batra posted in Data Room, virtual data room, Data Security, VDR, security

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Data Room Security. What Makes A Secure Data Center?

Feb 7, 2013 8:15:00 PM / by Kamal Raj posted in Data Room, virtual data room, Data Security, VDR

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If you want to truly feel comfortable with the security of your virtual data room provider, you need to understand some of the basic components that make a data center secure. There is a continuous development in the intensity and knowledge of hacker so you must ensure that the provider you choose is using a data centre that follow the following principles:

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