Tag: security

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...
26 Feb 2015 · by Rand Wacker
Today we launched Box for Financial Services, bringing Box to an industry that faces strict compliance standards and that routinely works with highly sensitive information. We’re excited to dive into three important product enhancements that are powering Box for Financial Services: Retention...
26 Feb 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Today, we're announcing Box's latest industry effort: Box for Financial Services. As we announced at BoxWorks last fall, Box for Industries is our initiative to deliver Box's horizontal technology in industry-specific ways, solving the unique challenges of verticals through tailored solutions,...
13 Feb 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Later today I'm speaking at the White House's Cyber Security Summit at Stanford. I'll be participating in a panel with John Holdren, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Patricia Falcone, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; and Michelle Zatlyn, Co-Founder...
10 Feb 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Today we have some incredibly exciting news to share with our customers and the industry. Box is breaking the final barrier to cloud adoption with a new technology that enables companies to control their own encryption keys, while still leveraging Box's best-in-class content management and...
14 Jan 2015 · by Justin Somaini
The internet has forever transformed the way we work, bringing unprecedented productivity and connectivity benefits to today’s businesses. We're now free to work on any device, in any location, and with anyone around the world. The gains from these new technologies have been massive, from life...
11 Dec 2014 · by Bob Auger
Box has spent over a decade creating applications that are easy to use and meet the expectations of security-conscious enterprises. Along the way we have learned a lot about the security issues that matter most, and how to create robust products that do not succumb to common security pitfalls. We...
08 Dec 2014 · by David Still
For businesses, the rapid shift towards a more decentralized, user-centric model - largely fueled by mobility, cloud services, and service-oriented platforms - has benefitted employees and IT alike. But any change also brings new challenges. The modern enterprise must directly address issues like...
08 Dec 2014 · by Aaron Levie
I'm excited to announce Box Trust, an initiative to help our customers successfully embrace a modern security framework as they move information and collaboration to the cloud. Through Box Trust, customers will have the best access to Box's security products, visibility into our various compliance...
10 Nov 2014 · by Alex Pozin
Today, we're introducing collaboration whitelists to help IT admins advance secure collaboration in the enterprise.  Collaboration whitelists in Box allow users to define and control a set of trusted domains (e.g. business partners and vendors) for individuals and teams that have been approved by...