The Risks of Public Links


Data sharing has never been easier. SaaS providers like Google and Microsft enable easy data storage, access, and sharing. Often, links are used to provide access to shared data. If used incorrectly, these links can seriously risk an organization’s data privacy. Data owners may give others access to more data than they intended due to incorrect permission configurations or sharing entire drives. Administrators must configure their systems to reduce the risk of such mishaps and train users to properly and safely utilize links.

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I am a computer science major at Fordham University, working as an IT risk analyst assistant in Fordham University's Office of Information Technology.

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