Feb 23rd, 2014
SAN ANTONIO, TX - GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSB), a developer of secure information exchange solutions, has made its award-winning managed file transfer solution available on mobile devices. Available this March, Globalscape’s new Mobile Transfer Client™ (MTC) will give employees secure anytime, anywhere access to corporate data while giving IT numerous policies or controls for preventing data leakage or unauthorized access.
These controls remove the security and compliance risks of employees storing sensitive corporate data on mobile devices by automatically clearing temporary files after they are viewed within the integrated viewer, and by optionally preventing files from being opened in other apps or shared with other users.
MTC integrates directly with Globalscape’s Enhanced File Transfer™ platform to give IT administrators complete control over the files and information being shared by employees that are working remotely. The solution provides:
A recent Globalscape survey of more than 500 professionals found that more than 60 percent of employees use unsecured, consumer-grade channels, like personal email, remote devices, and ‘box’ cloud storage providers, to transfer confidential business information. One reason employees rely on these tools, according to the report, is the lack of mobile functionality in their company-offered tools.
“Productivity is more important to most employees than data security and compliance. If organizations fail to give their employees an easy way to access and share files on their mobile devices, they’ll turn to non-sanctioned and unsecured tools,” said James Bindseil, president and CEO of Globalscape. “The onus is on IT departments to provide secure and easy-to-use managed file transfer tools that meet the needs of their employees, regardless of whether they are at work, on the road, or working remotely.”
MTC will be available in March to customers using Enhanced File Transfer version 6.5.16 or later, and is compatible with both Android and iOS devices.
San Antonio, Texas-based GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSB) ensures the reliability of mission-critical operations by securing sensitive data and intellectual property. Globalscape’s suite of solutions features EFT, the industry-leading enterprise file transfer solution that delivers military-grade security and a customizable platform for achieving best in class control and visibility of data in motion or at rest, across multiple locations. Founded in 1996, Globalscape is a leading enterprise solution provider of secure information exchange software and services to thousands of customers, including global enterprises, governments and small businesses. For more information, visit Globalscape, or subscribe to our Blog or Twitter updates.
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