October 01 2014, London, UK - International law firm, Clyde & Co, has addressed privacy and data protection concerns with Workshare’s Professional suite, which eliminates the risk of users inadvertently sharing sensitive data. 

Workshare Professional enables the firm’s 1,500 attorneys from across 40 locations in six continents to securely compare, share, and collaborate on documents from a desktop PC or while on the move from a mobile device. Professional’s metadata removal capability identifies and removes sensitive information left withindocuments such as the author, editing time, and hidden track changes. 

Chris White, Global CIO at Clyde & Co, commented, “Workshare is a great product that is as critical now as it was when I first used it as an early adopter 12 years ago. With tighter regulations around data protection and recent concerns over privacy issues, its new application suite enables Clyde & Co to remain flexible to meet the needs of the attorneys, while always ensuring the firmretains complete data control on exactly what content is shared, how it is accessed and where the data resides - geographically.” 

“Workshare has successfully integrated the sectors most powerful comparison and metadata removal applications into existing workflows and systems of record. This ensures that attorneys can collaborate more effectively using any device without worrying about data security or accuracy,” White continued.

Anthony Foy, CEO at Workshare, commented, “Clyde & Co is a great example of a firm that is meeting the evolving needs of its modern employees, enabling them to easily collaborate on and share high-value documents from anywhere, across global teams. For CIOs, Workshare not only meets the need for a simple and secure collaboration offering, but uniquely integrates into existing systems and workflows. This provides one end-to-end application, keeping costs downwhile allowing legal teams to be more productive and better serve their clients.”