Absolute, provider of endpoint security and data risk management solutions, introduced functionality that detects data at risk on endpoints associated with cloud storage applications. This new capability allows organizations to remotely secure data stored in the cloud and beyond the corporate network.

Cloud storage applications are often used by employees to store and share corporate data with other employees.

Considered ‘Shadow IT’ by many organizations, this behavior can contravene internal data security policies since the data is hosted outside the corporate network and beyond the reach of IT, making it impossible to monitor and maintain visibility over sensitive information.

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