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The Security of Shared Documents: Striking a Balance

Finding the right security for a shared document can be a difficult balance. On the one hand, your document needs to be readily accessible and offer up the desired convenience of anytime use. On the other hand, the document needs to be closely safeguarded to ensure the information is seen only by the intended user.

With cloud accessibility and unrivaled security features, Citrix ShareFile strikes just the right balance of protection for shared documents.

Shared documents: Security vs. accessibility

If a document is made too easily accessible, security suffers. If it's too restricted, user friendliness wanes. See how ShareFile gets it just right.

Encryption

Files — and even the email messages of the attached files — are encrypted with AES 256-bit technology upon upload. Encryption remains in place throughout the storage phase of a file and is only decoded once the targeted user completes the download.

Download Alerts and Activity Trackers

Administrators are notified of every download in real time and the file activity of every user is tracked, recorded and reported back to the administrator. This allows permitted users to access files when they need to, but they can still be held accountable for their actions.

File Versioning

Once a document is shared, each version of the file is saved and administrators can refer back to previous versions, prior to edits and updates. This provides peace of mind for enterprise-level file sharing while retaining security and accountability.

Password Control

Customizable password settings, multi-factor authentication and account lockouts allow intended users in while keeping others out.

Mobile Security

Files can be accessed from tablets and smartphones, allowing for the anywhere use you desire while still affording the security you need.

If you're looking for the best of both worlds when it comes to security and shareability, sign up for a 30-day free trial with ShareFile under no other obligation.

Once a document is shared, each version of the file is saved and administrators can refer back to previous versions, prior to edits and updates. This provides peace of mind for enterprise-level file sharing while retaining security and accountability. 


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