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January 23, 2023
AI For Understanding How Employees Feel At Work

How AI Sentiment Analysis can help HR Managers understand employee feelings, improve productivity and retain top performing employees.

January 5, 2023
Shared Channels in Microsoft Teams: How to Use Them, Copy and Merge Them

In this blog, we’ll explain everything you need to know about how to use, copy and merge Shared Channels in Microsoft Teams

December 27, 2022
Block File Sharing: Prevent Information Leaks in Microsoft Teams

In this blog, we will answer questions on how it is possible to block file sharing in OneDrive and Sharepoint, the core  of the Office 365 cloud for companies

December 15, 2022
Microsoft TeamsL: DLP Limitations

If you're looking for additional software protection, this video blog is a great resource.

December 14, 2022
FINRA Compliance Requirements

FINRA is a self-regulatory organization that works to protect investors and ensure the integrity of the securities markets. Through its website, FINRA provides investors with a variety of services and resources, including access to its online resources, educational materials, and information about specific securities and investments. FINRA also provides links to various unified communications (UC) services, such as Teams, Webex, Slack, and Google Workplace.

December 1, 2022

In this article, we’ll talk a bit about how our Information Barriers can help your company during external meetings to avoid information leaks.

November 30, 2022
The Importance of Audio DLP for Microsoft Teams and Webex

Businesses are gradually discovering the value of being able to track audio discussions as workplace collaboration environments get more complicated. Regulators have also raised their expectations for governance and compliance standards in DLP discovery for Microsoft Teams and Webex.

October 20, 2022
Microsoft Teams retention policies: capabilities and limitations

Companies generate large amount of information in communication platforms such as MS Teams and store in the cloud. In this article, we will cover all about taking the critical step of creating retention policies.

September 21, 2022
Announcing Webex Meetings New Capabilities

AGAT Software provides unique compliance and productivity solutions for Webex Meetings including Ethical Wall to control participants and activities during the meeting, eDiscovery to audit and store all meeting data, DLP to inspect meeting content by policy, and lastly, Virtual Asstsiatnt and Sentiment analysis to improve productivity and performance. Continue reading to learn more about […]

September 13, 2022
Information Barriers: Enhance your control over employees’ communications and avoid penalties

In this article, we will talk about deploying Information Barriers for Microsoft Teams to control employees' ability to communicate with colleagues and external users. 

September 11, 2022
Channel Management - Helping you handle Microsoft Teams and Channels effectively throughout your project lifecycle

Have you ever experienced the frustration of dealing with the mess that Microsoft Teams can become? 

In this article, we explore how AGAT’s Channel Management tool for MS Teams puts you back in the driving seat.

August 23, 2022
Is Microsoft's Information Barriers solution suitable for Education Tenants?

Recently, Microsoft has made its information barriers solution available to education tenants. In this article, we will cover some scenarios where educational organizations could implement information barriers, and also those aspects where Microsoft did not take steps to improve its features.

August 17, 2022
Microsoft Teams eDiscovery limitations: Content from external meetings not archived

Deploying the native Microsoft eDiscovery solution requires some attention to scenarios that are not covered and might generate compliance issues when validated or needed. This blog post will discuss all those current limitations.

August 1, 2022
FINRA Compliance Requirements

Financial institutions have to comply with FINRA regulations, in this article we review their requirements and how our tools can help.

August 1, 2022
Are Microsoft E5 and E3 Licenses worth the money?

Is Microsoft E5 or E3 worth the money? Here is our review and the best way to save money and optimize your compliance and governance.

July 10, 2022
Profanity Filters in Microsoft Teams and Webex

Why are profanity filters critical in the workplace? What are the economic costs? What are the best profanity filter for MS Teams and Webex?

June 30, 2022
The Hidden Risks of Screen Sharing

Dangers of Screen Sharing 1) Messy Desktops 2) Favorite music and private audios 3) Private Correspondence 4) Private Pictures 5) Pop ups 6) Important Documents The penalties for that could be just astronomical Recorded Screen Sharing How to avoid Screen Sharing mishaps Virtual Desktops DLP The best solution for Screen Sharing troubles: Ethical Walls Sharing screens during presentations can lead to […]

June 30, 2022
Microsoft Teams Channel Management FAQs

SphereShield offers Channel Management solutions to enhance visibility and control over Microsoft Teams. Hundreds of customers use it daily for adapting their Channels to the evolving environment. As companies change and projects are finished or sidelined, users face a cluttered Teams structure with excess inactive Channels affecting productivity. Let’s take a look at some of the […]

May 26, 2022
How to Archive a Microsoft Teams Channel [GUIDE]

Microsoft Teams is one of, if not the, most popular UC platform for companies, especially that ever since covid hit back in 2019, companies had to switch to online/hybrid work. And that created a need to have everything digitized. But as is the case with all companies, the need for archiving is never ending. Why […]

May 24, 2022
Safe Content Inspection for Webex - Prevent harassment & bullying

The necessity for Content Filters Sometimes security and compliance are just not enough to make sure that a business runs smoothly. There is one aspect of communication that goes barely unnoticed and still is problematic on many levels. The advancement of technology has enabled everyone to collaborate and share information more easily. However, it has […]

September 14, 2020
The case for Archiving beyond regulation and compliance requirements.

Archiving is seen as a procedure that only applies to companies that need to follow specific regulations and compliance requirements. The IT bluder in KPMG that deleted 145,000 users' personal chats in Microsoft Teams gives the verdict to our case.

April 20, 2020
How to get automatic meeting transcriptions for compliance regulatory usage?

Companies that rely on UC (unified communications) software for video meetings, especially in these times, are faced with the challenge of enforcing compliance policy and maintaining a record of those for legal or internal purposes.

This issue has been relatively easy to address for messages (as we have currently been doing for some time), emails, sms and any kind of written information.

May 10, 2017
Challenges with federation of Skype for Business on premise with Skype for Business Online

Skype for Business online is part of the Microsoft Office 365 suite. It is a Cloud-based Skype for Business service hosted by Microsoft. Like Skype for Business on premise solutions, Skype for Business online allows a federation between Skype for Business environments. A federation is a trusted relationship between Skype for Business environments, allowing communication […]

May 3, 2017
SphereShield Anti-harassment and Workplace Safety Policy Feature

Background Workplace harassment can be a serious issue and an HR nightmare. Managers can bully employees, employees could insult one another and the dreaded sexual harassment may threaten the safety of the workplace. When bullying, insults, and sexual harassment occur in the workplace, a hostile work environment is created damaging morale and productivity. Organizations are liable […]

October 11, 2013
Gartner: Security seen as major obstacle to BYOD

Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) is gaining momentum in the workplace and the trend is expected to intensify in the coming years. BYOD growth is supported by a desire to cut IT costs and improve employee satisfaction. A recent report by research company Gartner predicts that by 2017, half of all employers will require employees to supply their […]

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AGAT is an innovative software provider specializing in security and compliance solutions. AGAT’s award-winning flagship product - SphereShield, is a leading solution providing control of data and activities for Unified Communication (UC) & Collaboration services.
SphereShield AI RegTech capabilities analyze messages, files, audio and video for policy enforcement required by regulations such as FINRA, GDPR, HIPAA & MiFID II. It enables real-time content inspection addressing Data Leak Prevention (DLP), Ethical Wall as well as Anti Malware and eDiscovery requirements. SphereShield’s  conditional access capabilities and AI-based risk engine features add significant security improvements to on-prem or cloud UC service.



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