Microsoft Teams is without a doubt one of the top collaboration platforms out there, especially with more and more companies converting to remote working since 2020. However, a big problem that sometimes sneaks up on companies while using MS Teams is having more than one Channel which addresses the same topic/client/project or even conversations. In […]
How to restrict and manage Webex Team Space creation for Governance needs – Case Study
How an important company using Webex Teams is currently benefiting from Sphereshield’s Ethical Wall when restricting space creationg
Ethical Walls, more necessary than thought
Usually, Ethical Walls (Also known as “Chinese walls”, “Ethical firewall” , “Information barriers” or “firewall regulations”) are though to be usefull for a handfull of industries, specially the financial one. While this is partially true (financially regulated companies need by far ethical walls), a lot of everyday cases need for ethical walls.
Whether it’s preventing employees communicate with C-Level executives, restricting external communications or simply blocking file sharing for specific groups, the common thread for all of them are an effective ethical wall to apply corresponding policies
The Challenge: how to restrict creating spaces in Webex
An important company approached AGAT with the following challenge:
Their information governance manager wanted to restrict the ability to create Webex spaces for a specific group of privileged administrators.
The Solution: SphereShield for Webex Teams
To satisfy our customer’s need, AGAT provided SphereShield Ethical Wall for Webex Teams.
To explain how it worked in this case, the Ethical wall checks who did create a space, and if the user doesn’t correspond to the administrator group, the Ethical Wall blocks the user from adding anyone to that webex space.
This functionality is also present and built-in in SphereShield Ethical Wall for Microsoft Teams
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