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Out of the Darkness: Shedding the Light on Shadow IT

Out of the Darkness Shedding the Light on Shadow IT Shadow IT refers to business-wide unsanctioned use of file-sharing applications and services originally designed for consumers. Be aware: Organizations can face huge security risks from using file sync and share (FSS) solutions in the workplace. Using consumer-based cloud applications to send proprietary or sensitive information can create holes in your company's security, which can leak sensitive information. IT MANAGERS want to control security EMPLOYEES want the freedom to share easily 81% of line-of-business employees admit to using unauthorized software-as-a-service (SaaS) 90% of actual cloud application usage happens without company IT 90% 81% department knowledge applications 38% of line-of-business 46% of IT departments believe company data is leaking from unmanaged file-sharing product usage employees use unauthorized cloud apps because IT approval 46% 38% processes are too slow 84% are concerned about 55% of organizations with data privacy among file-sharing products, such as Box and Dropbox 30,000+ employees expressly forbid Saas-based 84% 55% file-sharing usage IT will lose the war against Shadow IT until they provide solutions to meet both IT and employee requirements. To solve the problem, IT must offer an easy-to-use alternative file-sharing solution that provides control of corporate documents. To learn more, read the Gigaom research report at intralinks.com/lp/managersdilemma Sources: INTRA LINKS Gigaom Research & Larry Hawes Harnessing the tyranny of autonomy: the Dropbox Problem and the Manager's Dilemma

Out of the Darkness: Shedding the Light on Shadow IT

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Shadow IT refers to business-wide unsanctioned use of file-sharing applications and services originally designed for consumers. Be aware: Organizations can face huge security risks from using file syn...

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