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John Gabaix

What do you do at AeroFS? I work on everything having to do with our product. This means listening to our users, interpreting data, prioritizing features, designing new experiences, writing requirements, setting timelines, removing roadblocks, identifying new bugs, and getting feedback. What is the most interesting thing you’ve done at AeroFS? I...

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Clearing the Obstacles to Effective Collaboration with AeroFS

Collaboration and file sharing go together. And with cloud and mobile computing, file sharing is easier than ever. But once a meeting is over, where do those files and data actually go? From a security standpoint, the possibilities are scary. According to EMA Research’s 2015 State of File Collaboration Security report, more than...

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Earlier this year we announced support for opt-in two-factor authentication for security-sensitive AeroFS users. Administrators loved it, and they wanted all employees to protect their accounts with two-factor authentication. We are proud to announce that administrators can now require two-factor authentication with AeroFS for all users across their entire organization in both Hybrid and Private Cloud. This...

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Last week, BusinessWeek published an article titled The Tech Worker Shortage Doesn’t Really Exist where they interviewed scholars who assert that instead of a tech worker shortage, companies like Facebook and Microsoft are actually just looking for cheap labor: “There’s no evidence of any way, shape, or form that there’s a shortage...

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BYOD is a reality in today?s productive companies: co-workers use their personal phones to get the job done. Gartner predicts that by 2017, 50% of employers will require employees to bring their own device to work. This trend raises the security bar for IT administrators: phones are more likely to get lost, sold, or stolen than traditional computers....

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In the past few days, additional bash vulnerabilities CVE-2014-7186 and CVE-2014-7187 have been identified and patched upstream. In response, AeroFS has released Private Cloud Appliance version 0.8.68. As before, we encourage all Private Cloud customers to upgrade their appliances to 0.8.68 or newer as soon as possible. Download the latest appliance from the AeroFS Private Cloud licensing dashboard. Once...

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There have been a number of security advisories this week. In this post, we discuss the vulnerabilities, their impact to AeroFS customers, and the steps that customers should take to mitigate their risk. To summarize: Private Cloud Customers should upgrade their appliance to 0.8.67 0.8.68 as soon as possible. The updated appliance image can be downloaded from...

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Logs are a collection of events and diagnostics that AeroFS records. Examples of events are: “network is down”, “AeroFS received a request from another device”, and so on. Logs are critical for us to diagnose and solve user issues. In the private cloud, collecting logs used to take significant time and effort....

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We’re proud to announce the availability of a new security feature for both AeroFS Hybrid Cloud and Private Cloud: two-factor authentication (2FA)! What is Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)? Two-factor authentication lets you add an extra layer of security to your AeroFS account. If you enable 2FA, whenever you log in to your account, you’ll be prompted...

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At AeroFS securing your data is our priority and today we are pleased to announce the release of a major new security feature for the Private Cloud: Device Authorization. With Device Authorization, IT administrators have fine-grained control over which users and devices are permitted to run the AeroFS desktop clients. A Device...

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Today we are proud to announce two new features that will help you share files easily and securely: Web access and secure link-sharing Device-based security Balancing the needs of employees and administrators is at the heart of how we build product at AeroFS. On one hand, employees expect to share content without...

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We’re happy to announce the release of two new features that will make syncing and sharing easier: Web File Access and Secure Link Sharing. Making your files accessible on the web was not an easy task. Unlike other cloud companies, we do not store your files on our servers. If we don?t...

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Check out Amium, our new collaboration product that turns any file into a real-time activity feed and conversation.

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