Unprotected Cloud File Shares and Shadow IT Threaten Data Security

Archived Published: 17 July 2014 ID: G00261539

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Chief information security officers must develop data security policies to protect sensitive data within cloud file-sharing services and tackle the shadow IT problem.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
  • Impacts and Recommendations
    • CISOs risk regulatory sanctions, intellectual property loss and financial loss by failing to track unapproved cloud file-sharing services (shadow IT)
    • CISOs that adopt cloud file-sharing services must address data residency and compliance issues.
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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