Cyber-Ark – Secure file transfer in the Cloud

Cyber-Ark

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Cyber-Ark Software have recently launched their new product, an Inter-business Vault (IBV) as a cloud service which enables cloud users to secure their sensitive and confidential files during transfer.

Cyber-Ark uses an approach like that of a physical vault at a bank.  An electronic vault is made available on the network, regardless of other security measures available, Cyber-Ark adds in its unique patented multiple security layers to protect this virtual vault.  Some of which include the traditional: VPN, file access-control & Geo-Security measures.  The layers are tightly integrated, this makes the Cyber-Ark vault easily accessible, which means enjoying high-usability while having good-quality security configuration.

Once the files are securely stored in the IBV, users can then use another solution, Governed File Transfer (GVT) to secure & exchange sensitive data over the internet.  This enables organizations to exchange sensitive information with partners, customers and suppliers in a secure and efficient way without having to involve IT services. Logging and other compliance requirements are also available in this service.  When IBV & GVT are used as the file-transfer standard in an organization, there is less risk that users will make use of other file transfer methods such as third-party online file-transfer services, email, FTP servers, etc.

A demo is available on the Cyber-Ark info-page.

Cyber-Ark's Governed File Transfer cloud delivery model

Cyber-Ark’ Software is a global information security company that specializes in protecting and managing privileged users, applications and sensitive information to improve compliance, productivity and protect organizations against insider threats and advanced external threats.  For more information, visit http://www.cyber-ark.com.

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