|In the last month there have been revelations that Chinese hackers infiltrated both The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Very recently allegations that a clandestine Chinese military unit conducted sophisticated cyber espionage stealing economic and trade secrets from dozens of US and Canadian companies have come to light. Apple, Facebook and Twitter also faced data breaches through hacking incidents in the last few weeks.
Sophisticated computer hacking makes all of us more vulnerable to data breaches and theft of our intellectual property. No one is immune. Stories about cyber espionage focus on stealing corporate secrets or infiltrating government or infrastructure systems. The Chinese hackers were trying to steal intellectual property. This information is typically sitting in documents on desktops, servers, mobile devices and in the cloud.
Fasoo’s EDRM and new DigitalQuick secure collaboration service can solve this problem by controlling who can access and use intellectual property. Fasoo encrypts files and applies a persistent security policy on each document to prevent unauthorized users from accessing them. You can decide who can view, edit and print the document. If a hacker gets hold of the file, it is useless to them.
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