7 Ways A Collaboration System Could Wreck Your IT Security

It can seem as if no corporate meeting is complete until someone says the word “collaboration.”  And for good reason: Use of collaboration tools is spreading to keep up with the phrase’s ubiquity, with the global collaboration tool market projected to reach nearly $10 billion by 2021.

But before an IT group blithely answers the call for a collaboration system, i.e. groupware applications such as Slack, Microsoft Team, and Webex Team, it’s important to consider the security risks these systems may bring. That’s because the same traits that make these, and similar, applications so useful for team communications also make them vulnerable to a number of different security issues.

Read about seven risks of using collaboration systems on DarkReading.