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File Director uses the following methods to ensure that your data is secure:

  • The File Director clients check that the server is using a trusted certificate before allowing you to log in.
  • File Director encrypts all network communications between your device and the server. Once a file is in the local cache it is not encrypted by File Director but could be encrypted by the native operating system of the device.
  • Every file you download on a mobile device is automatically encrypted.
  • When you log out from File Director on a mobile device, all files on that device are deleted so sensitive data cannot be taken outside the corporate network. In addition to this, an organization can do the following:
    • Stop files being opened in other apps
    • Prevent data being copied to apps outside File Director.
    • Disable printing
  • Settings can be applied to require PIN or password verification on mobile devices when the File Director app launches or after a period of inactivity.

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