Gartner Research

How to Secure a Content Collaboration Environment

Published: 28 February 2019

ID: G00319611

Analyst(s): Marc-Antoine Meunier , Michael Woodbridge


Functional business needs often overshadow security and compliance requirements in content collaboration platform selection processes. Security and risk management leaders can both leverage and extend maturing security features of those platforms to satisfy security and compliance requirements.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Assess Whether the Security Features of CCPs Will Meet Requirements
  • Complement Native CCP Data Security Features With CASB, DAG and DLP
  • Encrypt Files as an Additional Data Protection Mechanism
  • Use EDRM If Data Usage Control Is Required Once the Data Leaves the CCP
  • Include CCP in the Scope of Your Backup Strategy

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