Identifying and Mitigating Data Security Risks From File Sharing & Cloud Storage
Aside from constant preventive solutions against the threat of malware, hacking, and data risks, businesses are in great need to find alternative methods to make file sharing both easy and safe. During file transfer, including inadvertent emails and unauthorized use of applications, businesses have relied on traditional solutions to secure critical information. With the fast growing trend of cloud file sharing market, employees are demanding for better, easier, and more efficient file sharing tools in order to get their jobs done. It is essential for IT administrations and data security personnel to fully-understand this spectrum to ensure an educated investment and intelligent choice from various file sharing and cloud storage solutions.
In this two-hour LIVE Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will offer key strategies in maximizing the benefits of File Sharing and Cloud Storage without compromising data privacy, thus, avoiding potential leaks of sensitive documents but meeting the file sharing mobility and cloud collaboration needs of employees.
Attendees to the webcast will explore:
- File Sharing & Cloud Storage: An Overview
- Benefits and Limitations of Adopting Cloud Services
- Identifying and Mitigating Data Security Risks
- Internal and External File Sharing Risks
- Workflow and Data Management
- File Storage and Collaboration Tools
- File Protection Management: Policies and Implementation
- Return of Investment: Improving Productivity
Alfresco Software, Ltd.
- Internal and External File Sharing Risks
- Mitigating both costs and risks with the explosion of unstructured data
- The need to manage and curtail the data deluge
- Differences between corporate and personal content security
- Encryption of data at rest
- The need for data storage tiering and multiple copies
- Should you put all your data on the cloud?
- Contracting for cloud services: addressing known risks, and contingency planning for unknown risks.
- Due diligence to avoid and mitigate losses due to data breaches.
- Reporting requirements and regulations affecting data owners and users of cloud services in the U.S.: common pitfalls and suggested approaches to compliance.
Who Should Attend:
- Senior Management
- Management Information Systems Managers
- Cloud Computing Data and Security Managers
- Privacy Law Attorneys
- eDiscovery Lawyers
- Privacy and Data Security Officers
- Data Management Officers
- IT Professionals
- Risk and Compliance Officer
- Other Related/Interested Professionals and Organizations
Ankur Laroia serves as strategic solutions leader at Alfresco, where he leads, guides and directs the application of the latest Enterprise Content Management and Business Process Orchestration technologies and frameworks with respect to developing transformative strategies and models that support the use of computational technology to gain competitive efficiencies and achieve successful business outcomes. Mr. Laroia is a recognized thought leader and expert in the disciplines of business transformation and information technology (IT) strategy. Ankur has advised many of the Global 2000 with regards to Enterprise Information & Content Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Enterprise Application Integration strategies and business architectures.
As an active technology leader for over 20+ years, Laroia has served as President of the Integration Consortium and co-chair of many industry advisory boards and panels. He is a patent contributor, a known author, technical editor and speaker at technology conferences worldwide. His formative works in the disciplines of technology architecture and integration have been referenced by graduate students in their dissertations at top-tier universities such as MIT, Carnegie Mellon and Stanford. His works have also been cited in peer reviewed journals such as the Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research. Mr. Laroia holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Technology from the University of Houston and a Master’s of Science Degree in Economic Development & Entrepreneurship from the University of Houston – Victoria.
Ankur Laroia serves as strategic solutions leader at Alfresco, where he leads, guides and directs the application of the latest …
Tom Coughlin, President, Coughlin Associates is a widely respected digital storage analyst as well as business and technology consultant. He has over 35 years in the data storage industry with engineering and management positions at high profile companies.
Dr. Coughlin has many publications and six patents to his credit. Tom is also the author of Digital Storage in Consumer Electronics: The Essential Guide, which was published by Newnes Press. Coughlin Associates provides market and technology analysis as well as Data Storage Technical and Business Consulting services. Tom publishes the Digital Storage Technology Newsletter, the Media and Entertainment Storage Report, the Emerging Non-Volatile Memory Report and other industry reports. Tom is also a regular contributor on digital storage for Forbes.com and other blogs.
Tom is active with SMPTE, SNIA, the IEEE (he is Director for IEEE Region 6 and active in the Consumer Electronics Society) and other professional organizations. Tom is the founder and organizer of the Annual Storage Visions Conference (www.storagevisions.com), a partner to the International Consumer Electronics Show, as well as the Creative Storage Conference (www.creativestorage.org). He is the general chairman of the annual Flash Memory Summit. He is a Senior member of the IEEE, Leader in the Gerson Lehrman Group Councils of Advisors and a member of the Consultants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV).
Tom Coughlin, President, Coughlin Associates is a widely respected digital storage analyst as well as business and technology consultant. He …
Elizabeth McGinn is a partner at BuckleySandler LLP. A leader in the firm’s e-discovery practice, she is instrumental in developing e-discovery and risk management protocols for clients facing government investigations and class action litigation. She also assists clients in identifying, evaluating, and managing risks associated with their privacy and information security practices and those of their third parties, and counsels the financial services industry on myriad laws focused on consumer protection, privacy, and data security.
Ms. McGinn has been consistently recognized as part of the firm's Privacy, Cyber Risk, and Data Security practice group in Legal 500, which describes her as an attorney who "'exceeds expectations on response and turnaround times,' has 'strong industry knowledge in data security and privacy,' and is 'able to walk the fine line between operational efficiency and regulatory compliance' when developing IT policies.'”
Elizabeth McGinn is a partner at BuckleySandler LLP. A leader in the firm’s e-discovery practice, she is instrumental in developing …
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About Alfresco Software, Ltd.
Alfresco provides modern enterprise content management (ECM) software built on open standards that enables organizations to unlock the power of their business-critical content. With the controls that IT demands and the simplicity that end users love, Alfresco's open source technology enables global organizations to collaborate more effectively across cloud, mobile, hybrid and on-premise environments. Innovating at the intersection of content, collaboration and business process, Alfresco’s software manages over seven billion documents, powering the daily tasks of more than 11 million users worldwide. Select Alfresco customers include: Amnesty International, Cisco, DAB Bank, FOX, NASA, PGA Tour, and Sony Entertainment. Founded in 2005, Alfresco’s U.S. headquarters are in San Mateo, California and European headquarters are in Maidenhead, UK.
About Coughlin Associates
Coughlin Associates is a consulting company specializing in digital storage and applications. Besides various types of technical and market analysis consulting the company organizes technical events and publishes reports on digital storage technology and its applications.
About BuckleySandler LLP
BUCKLEYSANDLER: BuckleySandler LLP provides premier legal counsel to protect and support the nation’s leading financial services institutions, corporations, and individual clients. With more than 150 lawyers in Washington, DC, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and London, it offers a full range of litigation, transactional, compliance, and regulatory services. "The best at what they do in the country." (Chambers USA). Online: buckleysandler.com | Twitter: twitter.com/buckleysandler.