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DEFINITION: File sharing is the public or private sharing of computer data or space in a network with various levels of access privilege. While files can easily be shared outside a network (for example, simply by handing or mailing someone your file on a diskette), the term file sharing almost always means sharing files in a network, even if in a small local area network. File sharing allows a number of people  … 
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Peer-to-Peer Peril: How Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Impacts Vendor Risk and Security Benchmarking
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: BitSight recently observed the networks of 30,700 companies across all industries and found 23% of organizations were using the BitTorrent protocol for peer-¬to-¬peer file sharing. In this report you will learn which industries excel in mitigating the risks of file sharing, how P2P file sharing activity impacts security ratings and more.
Posted: 05 Feb 2016 | Published: 05 Feb 2016

BitSight

Evaluating File Sync and Share: 12 Questions to Ask About Security
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the top 12 security questions you should be asking before choosing a file sync and share tool, including: How is data encrypted? What kind of permissions control is available? And more.
Posted: 09 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dropbox for Business

Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: In this Gartner report, discover how the enterprise content management market is shifting, and see how 20 vendors compare when it comes to maturity, available features, innovation, and more.
Posted: 01 Dec 2015 | Published: 21 Oct 2015

OpenText

The Top 6 Tools Users Need For Mobile Files and How to Provide them Securely
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the six tools mobile users need from their file management apps and gives advice on maintaining security while providing each one.
Posted: 13 Oct 2015 | Published: 13 Oct 2015

BlackBerry

The Power of Collaboration with an Expiration Date and Data-Centric Security
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn the role of data-centric security in expiration collaboration. Access this paper now to see why the movement of consumers to apps like Snapchat clearly presages a similar move for enterprises to EFSS tools with real expiration built in.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Oct 2015

BlackBerry

Raiders of the Lost File Shares: Defending Enterprise Data Against Destructive Malware
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Take a deep look at recent malware attacks against file sharing systems and potential countermeasures to thwart them. Learn how to achieve secure mobile file sharing and mitigate the risk of information loss.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Oct 2015

BlackBerry

Increase Productivity and Reduce Risk with Secure File Sharing & Collaboration
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an EFSS solution that allows you to take control over your data, combining the benefits of productivity and collaboration with security. Bolster your business against third-party threats with 6 steps for deploying secure EFSS.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Oct 2015

BlackBerry

State of File Collaboration Security
sponsored by FinalCode
WHITE PAPER: Access this research report on file collaboration security for insights into file data leakage risks, security processes and control maturity, perceived cloud-based file platform threats, and more.
Posted: 08 Oct 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2015

FinalCode

Case Study: File-Sharing Security that Doesn't Sacrifice Efficiency
sponsored by FinalCode
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to discover how one business found a secure file-sharing solution that didn't hinder worker efficiency.
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

FinalCode

The Critical Need for Enterprise-Grade File Sync and Share
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces methodologies for mitigating risks associated with consumer-focused file sync and share (CFSS) and lowering the costs of managing corporate information. Learn how enterprise-grade file sync and sharing (EFSS) will enable continued efficiency for users, while putting IT back in charge of corporate content.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 04 Sep 2015

IntraLinks, Inc

Secure Content Collaboration on the Go
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the dangers of mobile content sharing and gives advice on what you can do to make it secure.
Posted: 15 Jul 2015 | Published: 15 Jul 2015

IBM

Enterprise File Sharing Without Giving Up Control of IT Functions
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and discover how the Red Hat Gluster Storage solution enhances workforce productivity without handing over control of IT functions to public cloud service providers.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Red Hat

A Closer Look at the Enterprise File Sync and Share Market
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide points to why EFSS adoption is on the rise. Discover how EFSS moves into backup, and how the influx of mobile devices and new mobile applications into the enterprise is driving the sync-and-share market.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Jun 2015

Dropbox for Business

Simplifying File Sharing and Data Migration In the Cloud
sponsored by Cloudian
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can easily share files as well as migrate data between public and private clouds.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Jun 2015

Cloudian

File Sync and Share: Give Users What They Want—And Maintain Control, Visibility, and Security
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide aims to make choosing a file sync and share vendor a little bit easier, providing tips on defining business requirements; security questions to ask of every vendor; and how to evaluate control and visibility features.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 28 May 2015

Dropbox for Business

Breaking Bad: The Risk of Insecure File Sharing
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the risks and vulnerabilities of using file sync and share solutions and ungoverned practices. Read on to learn the 11 key steps to protecting data in the collaborative file-sharing environment.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

"Dropbox for Business" Is No Longer a Contradiction In Terms
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about an enterprise file sync and share program that protects data while still being easy to use.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Oct 2013

Dropbox for Business

IDC - The Business Value of Dropbox for Business
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how Dropbox for Business can not only protect sensitive data, but also provide businesses with a strong ROI by boosting productivity. Read on to discover how this program can decrease the number of lost files, decrease infrastructure costs, improve customer service, and more.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Dropbox for Business

Taking Control of File Sharing Services
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses how file sharing services are being used within enterprises; the benefits and risks that they bring; and the factors that organizations should consider in selecting an enterprise-grade service in order to ensure its security.
Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Mimecast

The Keys to Securing Data in a Collaborative Workplace
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces 5 steps you can take to secure file sync and share so that employees can enjoy the benefits of collaboration without fear of data loss.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

Dropbox for Business

Evaluating File Sync and Share Security
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the twelve questions you need to ask vendors to ensure you're getting the most secure file sync and share service possible.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

Dropbox for Business

Security best practices for file-based data movement— an IT practitioner’s guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the best solution used to execute file transfer activities—in a safe and secure manner.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

A Managed File Transfer Center of Excellence – Taking a strategic approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This infographic highlights a technology that helps establish a customer-centric managed file transfer architecture that improves time to revenue through quicker customer onboarding. Use the 4-step adoption strategy in this paper to help lead your team to success.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

IBM

Accellion vs Box: 5 Key Reasons Enterprises Select Accellion
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how Accellion's private cloud answers the need for a mobile, scalable, flexible file sharing solution that extends and reinforces enterprise security policies and controls.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Accellion, Inc.

Best Practice in Managed File Transfers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Aberdeen Group report, learn about 7 key capabilities of enterprise-class managed file transfer solutions that will help support collaboration between individuals, and integrate business processes within and between enterprises.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM
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FILE SHARING PROTOCOLS DEFINITION (continued): …  to use the same file or file by some combination of being able to read or view it, write to or modify it, copy it, or print it. Typically, a file sharing system has one or more administrators. Users may all have the same or may have different levels of access privilege. File sharing can also mean having an allocated amount of personal file storage in a common file system. File sharing has been a feature of mainframe and multi-user computer systems for many years. With the advent of the Internet, a file transfer system called the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) has become widely-used. FTP can … 
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