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Can Snapchat revolutionise mobile file management in the enterprise?

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Current mobile file management tools allow users to access files within an application on their mobile device, so they remain productive without sacrificing IT’s control of the document through the application. While that’s well and good, IT departments are smart enough to know that once that information is on another device, it can be shared, stored, and accessed, potentially ending up in the wrong hands despite security precautions. To combat any potential breach, offering IT managers the option to implement a ‘self-destruct’ function is not only Mission Impossible-style cool, it’s incredibly useful. Think of it like a time bomb: the IT department would have control over the shelf life of a specific file, ensuring the information was adequately destroyed once viewed, to prevent the sharing of any classified or sensitive data.