Companies around the world have reason to be worried about the use of cloud applications to share mission-critical information. In fact, 1 in 5 employees has uploaded proprietary corporate data to a cloud application, such as Dropbox or Google Docs, with the specific intent of sharing it outside of the company.
The SailPoint survey also found a clear disconnect between cloud usage across the business and existing IT controls with a lot of users able to access those cloud storage applications after leaving their last job. Despite that some employees stated they were aware that their employer strictly forbids taking intellectual property after leaving the company.Read more
If you’ve ever typed anything into a Google Doc, you can now play it back as if it were a movie — like traveling through time to look over your own shoulder as you write.
This is possible because every document written in Google Docs since about May 2010 has a revision history that tracks every change, by every user, with timestamps accurate to the microsecond; these histories are available to anyone with “Edit” permissions; and I have written a piece of software that can find, decode, and rebuild the history for any given document. It’s like a video player, but made especially for writing.Read more