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Biz admin security and alerts

Amy
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Security alerts is a feature available to Dropbox Business teams on an Enterprise plan, and means that admins will receive email notifications if suspicious behavior, risky activity, and potential data leaks are detected. As a Biz Admin, you have visibility and access to a lot of information, so it’s important to know when something really needs your attention. Here is a roundup of alerts and security for you to be aware of. 
 

What kind of actions will trigger an alert? 

 
  • Mass deletion - A team member deleted an unusually large amount of data over a short period of time.
  • Mass data move - A team member moved an unusually large amount of data over a short period of time.
  • Sensitive content shared externally - A team member shared a file labeled as personal information outside of your team.
  • Malware shared from outside your team - Someone outside your team shared a malware file with team members.
  • Malware shared with your team - A team member shared a file containing malware.
  • Too many sign-in attempts - A team member tried to sign in unsuccessfully too many times.
  • Sign-in from a high-risk country - A team member signed in from a location that could be considered high-risk. 

How to take action on an alert

 

From the alert details page, you can take the following actions:
  • Restore in activity page - If you were sent a Mass deletion alert, this will take you to the activity page where you can restore the deleted files.
  • Email team member - This will allow you to email the team member who triggered the alert.
  • Suspend team member - This will suspend the team member responsible for the alert.
  • Acknowledge - This will mark the alert as acknowledged and remove it from the main alerts list.
 

Set alert sensitivity

Don’t worry, if you are  getting too many alerts, you can change the sensitivity of Mass deletion and Mass move alerts. If moving and deleting a lot of things at once is part of your team’s day to day, you don’t need to be bombarded with emails. 
 
If you want any more info about alerts and security settings you can check it out at here. Now you can carry on with peace of mind.
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