Originally posted on Gigaom:
Dropbox on Wednesday unveiled several new features to its Dropbox for Business plan, including new security and control measures for document sharing and full-text searching capabilities for finding files.
Dropbox will now let enterprise users set passwords and expiration dates for links to documents stored in Dropbox that they send outside of their companies. If someone receives a link to a Dropbox-contained file that falls outside the expiration date, the link will be inaccessible, said head of product Ilya Fushman.
Additionally, Dropbox is now allowing organizations to make Dropbox folders view-only, meaning that only the groups an organization deems appropriate to edit the files will be able to do so. This will remove the annoyance that occurs when someone accidentally tweaks a file that person wasn’t supposed to be able to access in the first place.
Dropbox also plans to roll out…
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