Posts Tagged ‘cloud security’

Enterprise Content Management Industry Roundup: Nov. 14, 2014

November 14, 2014
A hand holding a pen is shown working on a spreadsheet.

Data analysis and data security were two big topics in the industry this week.

What’s new in the industry this week:

  1. More than half of large enterprises are using public cloud solutions or plan to do so in the future for data analysis needs, according to a study by Gigaom Research. Learn what concerns senior management and leaders have for moving data to the cloud.
  1. More than 20 percent of data uploaded to the cloud is done in applications where vendors say they own the data. Learn other security threats from the Netskope survey and gain three tips for IT managers to keep control of their data.
  2. Saving money with a BYOD policy is dependent on how the program is implemented. See how different companies are managing their policies to cut back on costs.
  3. The legal, finance and HR departments are most resistant to going paperless, according to AIIM research. See what AIIM President John Mancini has to say about the intersection between paperless and legal concerns.

Don’t miss these upcoming events: 

Registration is now open for the second annual Upland User Conference! The FileBound team will be there in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, at Disney’s Beach and Yacht Club with the rest of the Upland Software family from April 27-April 30, 2015.

Three Tips to Protect Data in the Cloud

October 22, 2014


Cloud computing can offer many benefits to enterprises, such as boosting mobility and decreasing the need for space. Companies are increasingly moving to the cloud, but as with all sensitive business information, there is room for concern when using the cloud in enterprise. The past year has seen a few high-profile cybercrime incidents where companies’ data was compromised. Companies could face financial and ethical problems for failing to protect sensitive consumer information. A survey of IT professionals found that about half of respondents said that security concerns were still an issue for transitioning the cloud. Here are three tips on how to protect enterprise information in the cloud.

Protect data

One of the best ways to protect any sensitive information is to encrypt data. Encryption requires a passcode to be able to access the information. Without the key, the information would be useless.

Despite its importance, the 2014 State of Cybercrime Survey found that only 38 percent of companies encrypted devices and only 31 percent had a mobile security strategy. If employees can access clouds on their mobile devices, then those mobile devices need to be protected to prevent data breaches or data loss.

In addition to having a plan in place, data backup and recovery solutions are also valuable in case of data loss.

Train users

The cybercrime report found that more than half of companies did not train new employees on security issues. This leaves an obvious hole for security concerns.

Skyhigh Networks reported that blocking certain unsecure applications was not an effective way to prevent employees from using them. Using these applications could be risky for the enterprise content management system. Review all of your IT policies to prevent even well-meaning employees from causing a security problem.

Plan, but be adaptable 

Trust is crucial when working with organizations concerning information. One study found that more than half of IT executives had concerns about trusting a third party. Choosing the right cloud partner is helpful to alleviating some security concerns.

But despite its growth, cloud technology is fairly new. One CIO says that one of the benefits cloud technologies have is that vendors stay current with the latest technology. Being adaptable will provide the best benefits for businesses.

Enterprise Content Management Industry Roundup: September 12, 2014

September 12, 2014

This week’s news centered around the importance of solidifying digital processes and ensuring security throughout an organization.

What’s new in the industry this week:

  1. Adapting to ‘new’ technology for digital business can be difficult with technology’s rapid changes. In the latest edition of Workflow, Sean Nathaniel, general manager of FileBound and senior vice president of technology for Upland Software, was featured and discussed the importance of ease of use for customers looking for software solutions.
  1. Federal IT departments see the benefits of a good mobile strategy, but high security standards remain a challenge to adopting mobile software.
  1. The release of the Apple Watch will likely bring wearable devices into the office, which will require IT departments to adapt these devices into the company’s workflow.
  1. Creating a records management program is not a small project, but can be done successfully by following a plan. Establish a records management team and learn four more steps to help protect and organize valuable information.

What’s new with FileBound:

FileBound is proud to have received an Enterprise-Ready security rating from the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Program!

Don’t miss these upcoming events:

Our Director of Marketing, Jackie Risley, will be hosting a webinar with The Institute of Financial Operations on 9/23, discussing AP automation and analytics. Don’t miss it! Register here: 

Don’t miss us at the IOFM AP Conference West October 26-28 in Las Vegas, Nevada! Attend and learn how FileBound can revolutionize invoice processing. Learn more here:

Mark your calendars for April 27-30, 2015, and attend the second annual Upland User Conference! The FileBound team will be there in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., at Disney’s Beach and Yacht Club with the rest of the Upland Software family.

FileBound Receives Enterprise-Ready Rating from the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Program

September 10, 2014

FileBound is proud to be recipients of Skyhigh’s highest security rating.

FileBound is proud to announce it has been awarded the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ rating of enterprise-ready for its document and workflow automation services.

Skyhigh Network’s CloudTrust™ Program is designed to help promote cloud services that have received the highest enterprise-ready rating. Skyhigh thoroughly assesses and provides detailed evaluations for more than 5,000 cloud services across 50 attributes in conjunction with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). SaaS vendors that fulfill the highest requirements for data protection, identity verification, service security, business practices, and legal protection earn the highest rating of enterprise-ready. We’re proud to be recipients of the title!

Learn more about Skyhigh and read the full press release here:

Document Management Industry Roundup: March 7, 2014

March 7, 2014

FileBound announced its 2014 Executive Partners this week, as well as its integration agreement with PFW.

This week’s important resources:

1. We are excited to announce our integration agreement with PFW, which will enhance FileBound’s accounts payable functions.

2.  While many people understand that cloud security is a necessity, many users don’t realize its importance until their personal accounts are breached.

3. We’re excited to announce our 2014 Executive Partners!

4. Aerospace company Boeing Co., is currently developing its first cell phone, with an emphasis on security. The phone is capable of self-destructing in the event of a security breach.

5. The Internet of Things will provide unlimited possibilities for data sharing, which also presents just as many security challenges.

In case you missed our latest blog:

Automating accounts payable processes organizes all essential auditing documents, and ensures accuracy.

Document Management Industry Roundup: October 18, 2013

October 18, 2013

Two Businessmen with iPads

This week’s important resources:

1. “The Lawyer” talked with a handful of law professionals about going paperless and its benefits. Take a look at what they had to say.

2. Do you know the perfect balance of on-premise and cloud-based tech? The combination your organization has will have an impact on cyber security.

3. If you’ve ever been reminded of CIOs or IT departments when you watch Fight Club, know that you aren’t the only one. Take a look at how the 5 rules of Fight Club relate to disruptive technology.

4. Saving money on paper and increased transparency to the public were two big reasons behind an Indiana school board’s decision to go paperless. The switch is expected to save thousands of dollars.

In case you missed our latest blog:

Find out how the new features and improvements of FileBound 6.6 can make your business — regardless of its size — more efficient.


Document Management Industry Roundup: July 19, 2013

July 19, 2013
Do you have a busy Friday? Our industry recap can give you all the important industry news you need as you jet from meeting to meeting.

Do you have a busy Friday? Our weekly recap will give you all the important industry news you need as you move from meeting to meeting.

This week’s important resources:

1. BYOD has benefited businesses by saving an average of $300 to $1,300 annually. Find out what other benefits and disadvantages it brings.

2. Big data can be very beneficial once it’s translated into usable information. Find out how it can be utilized for sales.

3. How near is the internet of things? Find out what it is and what needs to happen for it to become a reality.

4. The issues that arise with BYOD tend to affect SMBs more than larger companies due to their already overstretched IT departments. How does your organization address new IT issues?

In case you missed our latest blog:

With an increase in Florida hurricanes, United’s filing cabinets were filling up quickly – something they realized was an unsustainable practice for growth.

Document Management Industry Roundup: April 26, 2013

April 26, 2013
Find out what you may have missed this week in document management industry news.

Find out what you may have missed this week in document management industry news.

This week’s important resources:

Is your productivity for the day already starting to slip? Don’t worry, here are 5 tips to get it back on track.

Is BYOA (Bring Your Own Application) killing your social media strategy?

Will your business be getting insurance for the cloud?

Over half of mobile workers “have problems connecting to Wi-Fi networks in locations such as airports, airplanes and hotels.” Does your company encounter similar issues with BYOD?

In case you missed our latest blog:

If your business wants to cut days off of its invoice processing, take a look at how FileBound helped this industrial service firm.

Document Management Industry News Roundup: January 25, 2013

January 24, 2013
Too busy to stay up on the latest of the industry? We'll catch you up on what you've missed.

Too busy to stay up on the industry’s latest news? We’ll catch you up on what you’ve missed.

This week’s important resources:

1. Do you know where cloud computing is headed this year? By 2014, the cloud market is projected to reach $148 billion.

2. January is the perfect month to take a look at your ECM. Are you wasting any of your space?

3. Big Data is the newest topic of tech right now. Does your company know how to use it effectively?

4. Integrating social into BPM allows for more opportunities, collaboration, and innovation within your business.

In case you missed our blog:

“If we need it, we can usually find it.” Do you see yourself saying that about not implementing document management? Find out why it’s too risky to not have a solution in place.

Miss any essential document management industry news this week? We’ve got you covered! (March 19-23)

March 23, 2012

Are emails public record? How about social networking messages? Read on to find out more about what you're sharing.

This week’s important resources:

1. Social security checks will go entirely paperless in 2013. “Most Social Security and Supplemental Security Income payments (about 90 percent) are already distributed electronically.”

2. Nashua, NH, city clerk says emails, tweets, and Facebook are all part of public record. “Governments are still trying to get their heads around how to manage email and social media,” he said. “There’s a whole realm of records people haven’t even started to address.”

3. Have the days of full bookshelves, CDs, and DVDs given way to the cloud? “The digitization of our lives is exploding: Last year, music downloads surpassed CD sales for the first time; e-books went from novelties to a billion-dollar market in a flash; and streaming is becoming the preferred way to take in films and TV shows.”

4. Caution in the cloud. “We want all of our employees, wherever they are, whenever they need it, to be able to access the information they need. We also wanted to know that it’s backed-up, so that we’re always ready to help family members and serve those survivors.”

Check out our latest blog post, too:

RE/MAX, LLC implemented a FileBound solution that allows the company to grow and stay ahead of its competition.