CipherCloud introduces Cloud Information Protection for Box

CipherCloud, the cloud information protection solutions provider, has introduced CipherCloud for Box to extend data privacy, residency, security and regulatory controls to organisations using Box's content collaboration platform.

Despite explosive growth in the cloud content and collaboration market and its evident advantages to productivity and cost efficiencies, information protection requirements continue to be the primary hurdle for enterprise adoption.

The CipherCloud for Box solution delivers data loss prevention to scan, detect and take action to protect sensitive organisational information, providing an additional level of security and control for business collaboration and content sharing on Box.

Mutual customers – particularly organisations in the financial services, healthcare, e-commerce and technology sectors – can leverage this solution to meet industry compliance mandates, including GLBA, PCI, HIPAA, HITECH, PIPEDA, ITAR and EU Data Protection.

This is enabled via the CipherCloud Open Platform, which provides cloud information protection, encryption, malware detection and cloud user activity auditing for organisations to securely adopt cloud applications.

"Our collaboration with Box supports our vision for building trust in the cloud by eliminating concerns about security and regulatory compliance," said Pravin Kothari, Founder & CEO of CipherCloud. "Together, Box and CipherCloud are taking information protection to the next level, giving companies the confidence to embrace popular commercial cloud applications anywhere, anytime, and realise the cost savings and efficiencies they bring."

"As the enterprise choice for content collaboration in the cloud, we have always taken our customers' security and compliance concerns seriously," said Whitney Bouck, general manager of Enterprise at Box. "This integration with CipherCloud extends additional information protection controls to customers while preserving the usability and functionality that sets Box apart from other cloud content solutions."

CipherCloud for Box

CipherCloud delivers protection to sensitive information in the cloud through a groundbreaking technology that enables organisations to securely adopt cloud applications. CipherCloud's technology protects information in real time, before it's sent to the cloud, using operations-preserving technology that does not impact usability or the application functionality.

Key Benefits of CipherCloud for Box

For organisations, the solution contains many advanced information protection capabilities based on an open security platform.

  • Enforce Data Loss Prevention: Set custom DLP policies that scan, detect and take action to protect sensitive information in any field or document, providing an additional level of security and control
  • Deliver Malware Detection: Screen information exchanges including user uploaded attachments for virus, malware and other embedded threats
  • Provide Activity Monitoring: Use security dashboards to control user activities based on security policies to prevent data loss caused by downloading confidential content
  • Retain Usability and Functionality: Preserve the user experience, functionality and performance of Box through the desktop client, web browser, and mobile device
  • Leverage Existing Infrastructure: CipherCloud Open Platform can integrate with deployed DLP solutions such as Symantec and McAfee to leverage existing DLP policies
  • Use one Gateway for All Cloud Applications: Support all leading cloud applications through the CipherCloud gateway including Salesforce,, Chatter, Google Gmail, Microsoft Office 365, AWS, Box and many others; use Connect AnyApp and Connect Database to enable IT teams to support any cloud application or database in hours


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