Securing Mobile Content: Addressing The DropBox Problem
Consumerization and BYOD policies are creating new risks as employees use insecure and unapproved consumer storage and file-sharing solutions.
Perhaps the biggest problem is what Story calls "the Dropbox problem" – using unapproved consumer storage and content management systems such as Dropbox to view, save or share corporate documents on their mobile devices. "People want to work mobile, but the tools in the enterprise don't support this, so they are turning to consumer tools like Dropbox," Story says. "This means [the content] is detached, and the enterprise no longer in control of the content. This introduces enterprise risk" – customer information can be lost, duplicated or somehow unavailable, which potentially creates huge legal issues for the company, he stresses. "You don't want to put [customer] information on Dropbox, but every day people do this." Read full story on Bank Systems & Technology
Post a comment to the original version of this story on Bank Systems & Technology