How Risky Are Your Cloud Service Apps?

See how Box's cloud security risk compares with Dropbox, how Facebook stacks up against Twitter, Office 365 versus Gmail.
February 22, 2014

Social Media


Don't recognize many of these names? Social media has gone global with 4 of top 10 sites coming from China, Russia, and UK. Not one of them is low risk.

Ranked among all cloud services, Facebook is the top most used. Twitter comes in 3rd, LinkedIn at 10th, Weibo (China) at 18th.

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"File-sharing, social media and content sharing are dominated by services that are consumer-focused or began as consumer services and are now targeting enterprises." says Rajiv Gupta, CEO, Skyhigh Networks "As such, they lack the security capabilities that are required to be 'enterprise-ready.' That said, enterprise is a focus area for many of them (particularly services in the file-sharing category) and they are working on adding features to make them more enterprise-ready."

Blue: Low Risk, Enterprise Ready
Grey: Medium Risk
Orange: High Risk

View the full report here.

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