Safe Uploading and Downloading Business Files

Secure uploading and downloading of business files

When sharing large quantities of data, it’s essential that your file-sharing system is protected from malicious attacks. Malware usually takes the form of a malicious file with an unassuming extension, like.jpeg or.gif. This technique allows hackers to bypass security measures and replace a legitimate file with one that looks identical but is in fact a malicious program. One way to guard against these kinds of “undercover attacks” is to have a feature that verifies the content of uploaded files based on their extensions.

To do this, you can set your upload system to search dataroomspace.com/what-is-software-as-a-service-saas/ for the file’s name and/or extension to see whether it matches a harmful or bogus extension. This should be done in conjunction with other security measures. No one technique is sufficient to secure your service Therefore, a defense-indepth approach is recommended.

In addition to confirming file names and extensions, your upload server must also verify the contents of the files before they are being uploaded. This will stop malicious or bogus document from being uploaded and shared. This is especially important for sensitive files, which may include copyrighted or personal information.

For instance, Mitchell needs feedback from his business partners regarding the marketing campaign. He uploads the campaign’s files to SimplePractice, and shares the link with his business partners. They can access the documents on their smartphones, tablets and laptop computers. They can edit the document in real-time and monitor changes in synchronization.