AGAT

Information barriers Control who can communicate with whom, using specific collaboration options.

Ethical wall

information barriers

Control who can communicate with whom, using specific collaboration options. Apply policies on external or internal users and groups.

Granular control is offered based on groups, domains and users and applied dynamically based on the context of the communication.
Policies can also be applied to flexibly control the types of communication such as direct messages, file sharing, screen sharing, audio and video
Policies can be applied to chat, channels and/or meetings depending on participant type (employee, external or guest)

What can the
Ethical wall do?

See below typical policies implemented by the Ethical

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Block Finance Group from uploading any files to OneDrive, SharePoint or Teams

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Common problems solved by the ethical wall

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Real-time compliance to serve multiple industries

SphereShield's Ethical Wall (Information Barriers) for Microsoft Teams was designed as a ready-to-serve tool with the focus on granularity.

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Banks, Investment funds, credit-card companies, insurance companies and accountancy firms need to comply with regulations such as FINRA, MiFID II or EMIR.

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HealthCare institutions that need to comply with regulations such as HIPAA, need to control communications that could contain sensitive patient information.

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Educational institutions often need to restrict communications to avoid behavior breaches and other unpleasant consequences.

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Some Law Firms are required to prevent lawyers communicating with each other to avoid conflict of interests.

Highlights

Control all communication interactions

Control all communication interactions

SphereShield Ethical Wall - Information Barriers enables you to block and control voice, files, chat, video and screen sharing. Rules can be reciprocal (both parties blocked) or one-sided.

Rule-based enforcement

Rule-based enforcement

Apply unlimited granular policies through robust policy enforcement that define permitted operations and content between communicating parties.

Complete auditing and reporting

Complete auditing and reporting

Obtain complete information regarding violation attempts for training and awareness. Admins can be configured to be notified as incidents happen.

Simple and powerful

Simple and powerful

Rules are configured in a simple and intuitive web interface for ease of usage for compliance administrators. Rules are automatically implemented in almost no time from creation.

Cover all Microsoft Teams scopes

Cover all Microsoft Teams scopes

SphereShield Ethical Wall - Information Barriers for Microsoft Teams covers all scopes: Chat, Meetings and Teams & Channels

SaaS or On-Premise installation

SaaS or On-Premise installation

SphereShield Ethical Wall - Information Barriers for Microsoft Teams can be used both as a SaaS where no installation is required, or installed in the customer's DMZ or Cloud (Azure, AWS, etc.)

Flexible and simple policy creation

Compare Microsoft and AGAT control capabilities

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Office 365 (add on)
 E3                    E5
AGAT
SPT2 (E.W License)
Internal control by Groups/Users (Allow/Block)
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External Control by External User (Allow/Block)
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Granular Control Capabilities (IM’s/files/audio/ video/screen sharing)
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Can be fully controlled by compliance role only
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Web User Interface (GUI) Easy to operate
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Notifications to end-user/admin
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Incident auditing for compliance awareness and training
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Reports by user/policy/ domain
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External   system integration/SIEM
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Control Which Teams can add guest (coming soon)
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Price/User/Month
$5.00/ $20.00               $35.00
Up to 90% less