Authentic8 Combines Secured Web Browsing with Cloud Storage

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Authentic8 has carved a nice little niche for itself within the cloud economy. Authentic8 is known for providing a secure cloud based web browser to organizations that are looking to mitigate malware, security vulnerabilities and other potential issues while simultaneously giving end users a rich web browsing experience.
Authentic8 has just announced that they have released a secured cloud storage platform that integrates alongside of its secured web browser offering. Authentic8 provides an encrypted storage platform that relies on security policies so that organizations can feel confident about the security of their files.
“Businesses rely on the browser for everything from email and productivity apps to mission-critical DevOps configurations,” says Ramesh Rajagopal, co-founder of Authentic8.
“The dependence on local devices for file storage can lead to data breaches and ransomware infections. Authentic8 Cloud Storage gives IT administrators the ability to prevent data loss and malware infections by integrating a cloud-based file system directly into a secure and authenticated browser. Standalone browsers and standalone cloud storage solutions are effective, but it is the linkage between the two that makes the Authentic8 solution unique,” adds Rajagopal.
With the new secured storage offering now provided by Authentic8, administrators can use access granular controls that can provide each end user with the appropriate amount of permissions necessary for their job functions. Some of the options available for administrators and users are:

  • Per-User Storage – Storage accounts can be created on a per user basis
  • Shared Storage – Storage accounts can be created for groups of employees
  • Temporary Storage – Storage that is purged once the session ends
  • Local Device Storage – Allows you to store files on the local machine
  • File Encryption – Authentic8 encrypts your data with a unique key
  • Retention Period – You can delete old files after a specified amount of time.

Authentic8 says that their new cloud storage platform can be provisioned based on policy configurations for organizations already using the secured web browsing product. You can learn about Authentic8 and their secure cloud storage offering by visiting their website.