Tag: security

15 Feb 2018 · by Crispen Maung
At Box, we’re pretty big fans of security and compliance. Now, before you ask why, hear me out. Over the last decade, companies across every industry have been undergoing a massive transition to the cloud. The world is changing how it works on a near daily basis. Business is moving faster than ever...
12 Feb 2018 · by Manu Vohra, VP of Content Managment, USDM Life Sciences
The phenomenon of digital transformation is emerging in every industry and IT organizations are developing solutions to transition their legacy systems to newer cloud technologies. Being in a highly-regulated industry, Life Sciences organizations have the challenge of developing such strategies to...
12 Feb 2018 · by Josh Rosenberg
Mitigating data loss and protecting information will always be a top InfoSec and IT concern. Especially in today's cloud first, mobile first workplace, where businesses are reliant on their extended enterprise to get work done. This environment, while making it easier than ever to be productive, is...
18 Jan 2018 · by Riju Khetarpal
Organizations in the life sciences, including pharmaceuticals, biotech and medical device companies, are rapidly transforming. Outsourcing is increasingly commonplace, and a continuous rise in M&A and joint ventures is fueled by a desire to rationalize portfolios and speed up innovation to...
15 Aug 2017
Part three in a four-post series about information governance. Security is a major part of good information governance. If the rules you follow to govern your information don’t address security, you could have big problems. We don’t have to look far to see how bad things can get when private data...
17 Mar 2016 · by Tosin Onafowokan
Today I'm excited to announce a new Box for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) partner, Okta, a leading provider of identity and mobility management for the enterprise.  With more and more organizations shifting to mobile and cloud solutions, it's critical that employees are able...
04 Feb 2016 · by Jon Fan
For years, Box has been focused on delivering the most comprehensive portfolio of security solutions for businesses that want to securely manage their content in the cloud without impacting the end-user experience. With comprehensive data protection, reporting and audit policies, compliance...
13 Oct 2015 · by Nidhi Jain
Back in December, we launched Box Trust, an initiative comprised of nineteen security partners focused on helping customers successfully embrace the new security paradigm as they work in the cloud. And at BoxWorks last month we introduced four new Box Trust partners: Elastica, Microsoft's Adallom,...
30 Sep 2015 · by Whitney Bouck
Today at BoxWorks, I shared some exciting new ways that Box is building the next-generation enterprise content management and collaboration platform. The way enterprises work has fundamentally changed and we're reimagining enterprise content management for the new way of work. At this morning's...
30 Jul 2015 · by Joel de la Garza
According to a 2014 report, more than 110 million Americans had one or more passwords stolen in the previous 12 months. That’s about half the country’s entire population and amounts to about 432 million hacked accounts. When you consider that the average employee uses 28 different cloud services —...
22 Jun 2015 · by Annie Pearl
Today, we are excited to introduce the general availability of Box Governance, which gives customers a better way to comply with regulatory policies, satisfy e-discovery requests and effectively manage sensitive business information. We are also announcing that Box supports FINRA and SEC 17a-4...
05 Jun 2015 · by Alex Pozin
One of the biggest challenges for company retention management efforts is the gap between policy and execution. A 2012 survey by Symantec revealed that 60% of companies have a data retention plan, but only 34% of those plans are fully operational. Even with the help of technology, organizing and...
04 Jun 2015 · by Vanessa Larco
When IT security teams are evaluating how to secure their company data on mobile devices, they typically have two options. They can either secure the whole device, which is often referred to as Mobile Device Management (MDM) or they can secure just the enterprise apps, which is usually called...
03 Jun 2015 · by Jessica Fain
Do you wrack your brain about the best way to control your retention management efforts? In a 2012 survey by Symantec, just 34% of companies with data retention plans described them as being “fully operational.” Your company likely already has a retention strategy- but is it working? If you’re not...
22 May 2015 · by Alex Pozin
For as long as humans have been using written forms of communication, we’ve been trying to conceal messages in plain sight. From the secret decoder rings in our childhood cereal boxes to the algorithms that keep our credit card information secure online, cryptography has become a fascinating part...
20 May 2015 · by Anthony Tate
Work has shifted from being static to mobile. But the specific device is no longer important: when discussing mobile, content is rightly king. Whether it's customer records, financial data, employee details or blueprints for the next ‘big idea,’ content can all be classified as intellectual...
08 May 2015 · by Alex Pozin
Every story has a beginning. But what most people don’t know about the history of computing is that we can trace computing's conceptual origins back past the Homebrew Computer Club, Turing’s Colossus and other modern feats of technology. The history of cryptography is rich with theories and...
06 May 2015 · by Annie Pearl
As content creation has exploded, so has the complexity of managing this information to meet legal, regulatory and compliance mandates. Traditional records management solutions don't make this easy — they tend to be overly complicated and disconnected from the company’s content management system....
30 Apr 2015 · by Kia Amiri
One of our primary goals at Box is to help organizations everywhere collaborate and share information seamlessly while maintaining visibility and control over their sensitive data. We have already made significant investments to support this combination of ease of use and security, but some of our...
03 Mar 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Today, I'm excited to announce that Box has acquired Subspace, a startup focused on enabling secure access to data and applications on the web, mobile, and in desktop environments. Subspace has been working for two years to build world-class security technology to help individuals work from...