Strategies for Protecting Trade Secrets in the Cloud From the Experts Dana J. Finberg, Corporate Counsel February 18, 2014 | 2 Comments share share by mail share on linkedin Facebook share on twitter share on google+ Share With Email Send Thank you for sharing! Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. print reprints Growing reliance on cloud computing has led to greater opportunities for trade secret theft as more businesses store such information in the cloud. Sign up for a free digital membership and get great benefits like: Already Registered? Sign In now Unlimited free access to Corporate Counsel and Law Technology News online 5 free articles* every 30 days, from other ALM publications Exclusive discounts on ALM events and products CC Corporate Counsel digital newsletter, plus your choice of more than 30 digital newsletters Access on the device of your choice: smartphone, tablet, or desktop Create Account with LinkedIn Register Now *May exclude premium content VIEW COMMENTS ( 2 ) ADD COMMENT What's being said Sign In Terms & Conditions Alex May 07, 2014 I hope you guys are not using Dropbox or Gmail or Skype as these comms channels are proven to be unreliable and unsecure e.g. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-27285786DROPBOX OR BOX = "Disturbing Privacy Problem"John Landy, the chief security officer at Intralinks, wrote in a blog post that the flaw was a "disturbing privacy problem" and said web users should be wary of free storage services; I would recommend the likes of http://www.rtwhosting.com over public cloud providers such as Dropbox, Hotmail, or Gmail any day for business use.Users of Dropbox and Box cloud services have been warned that generating links to share information with others can put sensitive data at risk through several basic flaws. It is possible to access reams of sensitive data such as tax returns, bank records, mortgage applications, blueprints and business plans.The cost of data breaches was revealed by government research to be as high as £1.15m per incident, as firms face numerous threats to their data. not available Feb 26, 2014 Companies often forget that email is a Cloud data transmission and storage service, and the single largest source of enterprise data leakage. Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here. Preparing comment abuse report for Article# 1202643069354 Send Thank you! This article's comments will be reviewed.