MyWorkDrive Awarded US Patent
Secure Remote Access VPN Alternative Start-Up Releases Patented Application
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18th, 2018 (San Francisco, CA)
Wanpath LLC, the San Francisco based publisher of MyWorkDrive that enables secure file share access with data leak prevention has been awarded U.S. Patent, No. 9,985,930. MyWorkDrive also released version 5.1 continuing their strident efforts to provide data leak prevention best practices and data governance compliance with new security enhancements perfect for the Government, Healthcare, Financial, and Educational sectors.
The official patent issued is for ‘Reverse Proxy For Accessing Local Network Over the Internet.’ MyWorkDrive software runs in the customer’s own private cloud, connects to Windows Active Directory and enables instant secure file share remote access, online collaboration and editing with O365 while keeping files stored on their existing file shares. Customers control their own files with no third-party cloud or database migration needed. Files can be accessed securely using a desktop mapped drive, web file manager browser client, or with a mobile app. Installation and managing multiple stakeholders in various remote locations is easy with no changes to existing infrastructure. Regulatory compliance standards including HIPAA, GDPR, FINRA, and FIPS are attained while using MyWorkDrive to securely access and edit files for Enterprise agility, efficiency, lower cost of ownership and elimination of the security risks of legacy VPN clients.
CEO Dan Gordon says, “Our new patent for enabling on-premise connectivity without VPN’s is a technology breakthrough for our company and our customers. Secure file share remote access and the ability to collaborate free from the complexity and security risks of VPN’s from anywhere without migrating data to the cloud is the cornerstone of our success and strategic goal of helping our customers. This patent has allowed customers to instantly enable file share remote access and online collaboration in Office 365 using MyWorkDrive, which is a major a competitive differentiator for our platform.”
Along with watermarking, Version 5.1 offers download restriction, no clipboard copy, encrypted view mapped drive, file type blocking, open documents online directly from the mapped drive and easy single sign on SAML integration with Azure AD. Just set it and forget it. No additional user management needed.