MyWorkDrive 6.1 Data Leak Prevention Mapped Drive Client Support Released to Preview

We are excited to announce the availability of of our new Data Leak Prevention (DLP) view of files in the MyWorkDrive mapped drive clients. With this preview release, users will be able to view and edit files online directly from the mapped drive client while still being restricted from downloading as configured on the MyWorkDrive Server. This feature eliminates training requirements for end users and the need to login from the Web Client by using a native view of files and folders in both Windows Explorer and macOS Finder – while adding DLP security features to protect sensitive data.

  • Prevent downloads of files and folders while still displaying files and folders in a traditional mapped drive client interface.
  • View, or Edit files online while blocking download, clipboard, printing, upload or renaming of files.
  • Watermarks and user details displayed and logged on all viewed files.

Check out our video on this ground breaking feature available only from MyWorkDrive!

 

In addition to our new Mapped Drive DLP viewer options we added these new 6.1 features and updates:

  • Native File Explorer Shortcut support
  • Locked Files Display Page
  • Improve Share Setup and Validation
  • Add import permissions button to existing shares to update permissions
  • Add import metadata url to Manual SAML
  • Improved support to manually support multiple SAML providers (author doc)
  • Web Client now uploads in 50 MB Chunks
  • Clustering Improvements to automatically share logo, SAML configuration
  • Clustering support for DUO 2FA
  • Mapped Drive Bulk Upload Report Export to CSV
  • Mapped Drive Client Windows Updated Driver Fixes
  • Support for Enhanced DUO Security Login “Modern Auth” Workflow (6.1 clients required)
  • Improved PDF Online Viewer Multi-User Performance
  • Add Support for viewing password protected PDFs in Online Viewer

Numerous other enhancements and fixes – Release notes are here.

Upgrade Alert Notification

 

MyWorkDrive received notice from Cloudflare that Argo Tunnel agents older than 5.5.2020 will no longer be supported as of March 20th. This requires all MWD customers to be running a minimum of MWD Server 5.4.3.2 or higher. Cloudflare is required to Open MyWorkDrive documents in Office online and is also used by customers running under *.myworkdrive.net (Cloud Web Connector).

MyWorkDrive servers running version 5.4.3.1 and lower are impacted by this requirement and will not be able to connect to Cloudflare tunnels until they are upgraded after March 20th.

It is urgent that customers upgrade their MyWorkDrive Servers to a minimum of latest 5.4.3 or 6.0.1 (recommended) ASAP.

Download all versions here. The upgrade only takes a few minutes. It is no longer necessary to restart the MWD Servers when upgrading. The upgrade support guide is available here.

 

As always, our upgrades are provided without charge to currently licensed clients. If you would like assistance planning or executing your upgrade, please contact us and we’ll be happy to assist you.

 

Version 6 Client Apps Now Available for Download

We are excited to release Version 6 Mac & Mobile clients. Version 6 Server added major new features including; Granular Permissions on shares, Multiple Domains Support, Teams App Support and External Guest User folder sharing. The version 6 Windows Client remains in preview with a production release date expected in the next 2-4 weeks.

MyWorkDrive Client Version 6 Releases

Teams Integration Client

Now certified by Microsoft and available in the Microsoft Teams Store (version 6 server required)

 

MacOS Version 6 Client

Bulk Upload

Multi-threaded upload/download

MacOS Notarized Install

Block/Allow List Support

Release notes are here.

 

Mobile Version 6 Client

Supports DLP Restricted View of files without permitting download

Increased Photo Uploads

iOS 14.2 and new Device Hardware Support

 

MyWorkDrive Server Updates

Version 6 is a major Server update. Customers are advised to test version 6 server in a separate or standalone environment prior to upgrading as downgrading to prior versions is not supported. Updated Version 6 Server is available for download. All customers are advised to upgrade their MyWorkDrive servers to the final version of 5.4.3.17 or latest updates to version 6 to take advantage of important fixes, improvements and enhancements.

Release notes are here.

 

Click here to Download MyWorkDrive Server Updates. If you would like assistance planning or executing your MyWorkDrive Server setup, please contact us and we’ll be happy to assist you.

Questions? Need a trial extension? Contact sales@myworkdrive.com

MyWorkDrive Version 5.4.2 released to production

We are excited to announce version 5.4.2 update of MyWorkDrive server and Windows client is now available for production use. With this release, MyWorkDrive now supports larger size limits on the Web client, faster logins on large domains and and upload speed improvement on our Windows Mapped Drive client.

Install Server Software

Server

  • Support for file downloads larger than 3 GB
  • Faster logins on large domains
  • UI improvements across all clients
  • Mapped Drive permissions improved messaging

Numerous other enhancements and fixes –Release notes are here.

Windows Mapped Drive

  • Mapped Drive permissions improved messaging
  • Warnings when paths too deep improved messaging
  • Improved login/logout performance
  • Upload speed improvements by up to 500%
  • Support for editing Open Office Documents

Numerous other enhancements and fixes – Release notes are here.

Mac Mapped Drive

We are continuing development of our Mac Mapped Drive client. The components used to create virtual drives in Mac OS are no longer supported by Apple or the open source community, requiring extensive reprogramming. We have added additional resources to complete this effort however we do not have a timeline for an updated release. The Web Client is fully supported on Mac’s.

Upgrading

As always, our upgrades are provided free of charge to currently licensed clients. If you would like assistance planning or executing your upgrade, please contact support@myworkdrive.com and we’ll be happy to assist you.

 

Questions? Need a trial extension? Email us at sales@myworkdrive.com or Phone: 877-705-4997

 

MyWorkDrive Software available during COVID-19 outbreak at no cost to education

As more educational employees, educators, and students work remotely in response to the spread of COVID-19, we want to do our part to help them stay connected and productive. MyWorkDrive is a popular file share remote access solution allowing education institutions to securely provide their students and faculty access to on-campus windows file shares using just a Web Browser, Desktop or Mobile client.

Effective immediately we are offering extended use and setup assistance of our MyWorkDrive Enterprise Server File Share Remote Access software with unlimited user logins to new Educational customers at no cost.

• Unlimited MyWorkDrive Server User Logins
• Server Setup Assistance

We’re committed to supporting our users and customers during this challenging time and are we hope that we can support public health and safety by making remote file access work easier for educational employees, educators and student throughout this period.

Get Started

Sign up for a Trial on our website.
https://www.myworkdrive.com/account-signup/

Download MyWorkDrive Server Software and activate your trial.
https://www.myworkdrive.com/support/server-setup-guide/

Once you are fully functional, let us know and we will extend the fully functional license up to 60 days.

Contact Sales@myworkdrive.com for additional details or support@myworkdrive.com for setup assistance.

MyWorkDrive Version 5.4.2 released to preview

We are excited to announce version 5.4.2 update of MyWorkDrive server and Windows client is now available for preview. With this release, MyWorkDrive now supports larger size limits on the Web client, faster logins on large domains and the imminent release of the preview of our updated Mac Mapped Drive client.

Install Server Software

Server

  • Support for file downloads larger than 2 GB
  • Faster logins on large domains
  • UI improvements across all clients
  • Mapped Drive permissions improved messaging

Numerous other enhancements and fixes –Release notes are here.

Windows Mapped Drive

  • Mapped Drive permissions improved messaging
  • Warnings when paths too deep improved messaging
  • Improved login/logout performance
  • Improved refresh of file locks
  • Support for editing Open Office Documents

Numerous other enhancements and fixes – Release notes are here.

Mac Mapped Drive (BETA releasing soon)

  • Improved support for editing larger office files
  • Faster upload/download
  • Stability improvements to handle Mac OS and OSX fuse updates
  • Minimum Server version 5.4.1.13 required

Numerous other enhancements and fixes – Release notes are here.

 

Questions? Need a trial extension? Email us at sales@myworkdrive.com or Phone: 877-705-4997

 

MyWorkDrive Version 5.4 Webinar

Join our resident experts on Thursday January 23rd at 10 am PST for a webinar where we will preview the latest MyWorkDrive version 5.4 secure file remote access features. Save your spot now for this very popular discussion!

The Webinar has already taken place. Click here for the Video.

During this webinar we will review

  • MyWorkDrive Web File Manager
  • Data Leak Prevention
  • Access Files from Anywhere with Mobile or Mapped Drive
  • How to collaborate and edit online in Office 365 and keep files stored on your own servers.

We will also reviewed the latest 5.4 features and updates:

  • Download speed improvements by 500%
  • MSI Files for easy mapped drive deployment
  • Updated Cloud Web Connector/Reverse Proxy speed improvements
  • Default A+ rating on Qualsys SSL Labs with no manual configuration
  • UI improvements across all clients

The Webinar has already taken place. Click here for the Video.

MyWorkDrive announces partnership with Vertosoft

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 14th, 2019 (San Francisco, CA)

MyWorkDrive, the Data Leak Prevention tool that enables secure remote file share access for Enterprise while remaining compliant with various data security regulations including FIPS, announces today our official partnership with Vertosoft. As MyWorkDrive’s public sector distributor, Vertosoft provides government end users access to MyWorkDrive software through Government Purchasing vehicles such as GSA IT-70 and NASA SWEP.

CEO Dan Gordon says- “We are happy to announce that with our partnership with Vertosoft, we are able to provide our Software to Public Sector Agencies who have been asking for it.” In the past we were told “if only you were on the GSA Schedule, or FedRamp compliant” …Now we are!

MyWorkDrive, a San Francisco based security software company has worked hard perfecting their product offering to meet stringent data security standards and regulations. The company is very happy to offer their Public Sector customer base the ability to purchase their Secure File Share Remote Access software through Vertosoft.

MyWorkDrive ensures sensitive files remains on location, are never synced or migrated to any device and access is only allowed through a secure tunnel. Using built-in Data Leak Prevention features all files remain secure.

Achieving HIPAA, FNRA, FIPS, GDPR, and CaCPA2018 compliance is critical for today’s cloud connected remote workforce when accessing file shares. Governments and public sector agencies are secure using MyWorkDrive Remote File Access Mapped Drive, Web Browser, or Mobile clients anytime from anywhere. With MyWorkDrive customers have access to enhanced security and Data Leak Prevention features without having to maintain VPNs or migrate their file shares to the cloud.

Vertosoft is focused on delivering innovative technologies and services to public sector agencies in support of agency IT modernization efforts. They bring a deep knowledge and unmatched expertise supporting all phases of the government acquisition life cycle to federal, state, and local governments through the adoption of both cloud and emerging technology solutions.

MyWorkDrive is redefining Enterprise File Sharing and Content Collaboration for critical sectors including Healthcare, Education, Government, and Financial institutions. MyWorkDrive employs the 5 C’s of success as an alternative to standard file share cloud services: Compliance, Control, lower Cost of Ownership, Cloud Capabilities, and instant Collaboration.

About MyWorkDrive

MyWorkDrive provides a software-only, on-premise data center solution for secure private cloud remote file sharing access from anywhere for any device. Users gain access in minutes without Sync, VPN, RDP or migrating data. MyWorkDrive is for IT leaders looking for a cloud-like file sharing solution that has ransomware protection & DLP, facilitates data governance compliance (FIPS, HIPAA, FINRA, GDPR), enhances Office 365 real-time online collaboration, with a lower total cost of ownership. MyWorkDrive is privately held, based in San Francisco, California and a product and dba of Wanpath LLC. Visit us at https://www.myworkdrive.com.

 

MyWorkDrive Version 5.4 Webinar set for October 24th

Join our resident experts on Thursday October 24th at 10 am PST for a webinar where we will preview the latest MyWorkDrive version 5.4 secure file remote access features. Save your spot now for this very popular discussion!

During this webinar we will preview the latest 5.4 features and updates:

  • Download speed improvements by 500%
  • Search integration with the Mapped Drive client
  • MSI Files for easy mapped drive deployment
  • Updated Cloud Web Connector/Reverse Proxy speed improvements
  • Default A+ rating on Qualsys SSL Labs with no manual configuration
  • UI improvements across all clients

We will also review:

  • MyWorkDrive Web File Manager Data Leak Prevention
  • Access Files from Anywhere with Mobile or Mapped Drive
  • MyWorkDrive software road map
  • How to collaborate and edit online in Office 365 and keep files stored on your own server.

How to join us: Thursday October 24th, 2019

Start Time: 10:00 AM PST, (1:00 PM EDT, 6:00 PM UTC)

Register using this link:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5213251222296219661