Cloud Computing: We Couldn’t Have Done it Without You

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The days of projects being managed by small teams that work in the same building are gone forever. People work across counties, countries and continents from inside and outside the company. The thread that connects this workforce is “in the cloud,” allowing users to access project information securely (if you use DigitalQuick) regardless of one’s location. Cloud computing is computing …

The Key to Secure Collaboration

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Collaboration is the cornerstone of every business. To successfully conduct business, people need to collaborate with their team members, with other teams, as well as with other organizations. With the globalization of today’s economy, collaboration is becoming even greater on every kind of scale. An organization in the U.S. might find itself having to collaborate with another organization in France …

DRM versus DLP

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Enterprise Digital Rights Management (DRM) and Data Loss Prevention (DLP) are typically thought of as separate technologies that could replace each other.  DRM encrypts files and controls access privileges dynamically as a file is in use.  DLP detects patterns and can restrict movement of information that meets certain criteria.  Rather than being competitive, the reality is that many organizations can …

Can Your Document Delete Itself?

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A lot of us wish that emails and files we send could delete themselves immediately or after a few days.  Sometimes it’s because we accidentally sent something to the wrong person; I’ve had a lot of those oops moments lately.  Other times its because the information is time sensitive. The last time I wanted to purchase a product for my …

Are You Crazy To Store Data In The Cloud?

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Woe the poor business person as she rushes to her next meeting.  She has to meet a customer at 10:00 and realizes she forgot her presentation.  She jumps in a cab and calls someone back at the office.  “Would you please email me that presentation we worked on yesterday?” “It’s too big to go through our email system.  Remember IT …

Protect Your Dropbox Files From Hackers With DigitalQuick

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Today Fasoo launched DigitalQuick, its new beta cloud security service.  This is very timely with all the recent news about cyber espionage and hacking by the Chinese army.  Sophisticated computer hacking makes all of us more vulnerable to data breaches and theft of our intellectual property. These hacking stories make me realize that no one is immune.  Stories about cyber …

The Dropbox Dilemma

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I recently read an interesting article in CloudAve titled, “Sure Dropbox is Potentially Insecure, but does it Matter?” The article highlights the trend of corporate users bypassing IT Security and exchanging files with co-workers and external third parties. They researched the types of corporate staff that use Dropbox and other file sharing services to exchange information. The article goes on …

Keep Safe While Collaborating In The Cloud

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As the holidays wind down for 2012 and we spend time with our families, many of us will use our mobile phones and tablets for everything.   According to recent research by Gartner, businesses and consumers will buy about 1.2 billion smartphones and tablets in 2013 to add to what’s already out there.  We all use mobile devices because they are …

Keeping FDA Submissions Secure

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I was recently talking to a customer about preparing drug submissions for approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  The process is governed by Title 21 CFR Part 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations that deals with guidelines on electronic records and signatures.  Part 11 or 21CFR11, as it is sometimes called, defines criteria to determine if …