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Terri McClure and Kristine Kao Published: 26 Jun 2013

Cloud-based file sync and share is becoming more popular as employees use their own devices to access corporate data. Here's what you need to know to keep your company's data safe. Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies and an increasingly mobile workforce are putting new pressures on IT and changing the requirements for how workers want (and need) to access corporate data. IT is no longer in a command-and-control role where it can dictate the hardware and software that employees use. Workers want to access files anywhere, anytime and from a variety of endpoint devices. Many business users have turned to consumer cloud-based file-sharing and collaboration services. These services are simple to use, but they're a dilemma for IT as it needs to balance business enablement with the ability to maintain the control and security of company data. The dangers of consumer file sync and share Consumer-focused cloud file sync-and-share services offer free storage and file-sharing functionality, and are quick to install and easy to use. Business users can increase ... Access >>>

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