The File Fabric provides various forms of encryption to protect files which has been touched upon previously in blog posts:
Use Encryption to Continuously Protect Multi-Cloud Data With the Enterprise File Fabric
Using the File Fabric to Provide Security of Data Across Storage Silos With Streamed Encryption
GDPR Watch – Transparent encryption of data
Why you, and not your storage vendor, need to manage your encryption
Encryption can be managed by IT at a data storage or folder level and it can be integrated with separate encryption vault, such as the Hashicorp vault.
There is however another type of encryption that the File Fabric supports, that is often turned off for end users in a corporate setting but which can be useful for certain use cases. This is personal or end user manage encryption. This type of encryption enables end users, for whom this is made available, to add their own encryption key for file uploads. This encryption key is not stored on the server. If lost the file(s) that have been encrypted are unable to be decrypted.
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With so many employees working from home, organizations are looking for ways to enhance the security of their data, often spread between on-premises and cloud data stores, without compromising employee productivity and to comply with cyber insurance policies that may be, being added or renewed.
For enterprises using the Enterprise File Fabric™ , activating Two Factor Authentication (2FA) is an easy way to enhance access security on resources such as remote SMB/file and Object Storage with minimum disruption for end users.
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Today, almost every aspect of our lives revolves around and is influenced by data. Various entities collect, analyse, and, more importantly, store our personal data, such as our names, home and IP addresses, and credit card numbers. This phenomenon was further confirmed by the 2020 UK Business Data Survey, which showed that 81% of businesses handle digitised personal and non-personal data from employees and customers alike. As these businesses expand, the use of data increases as well.
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