InformationWeek and Thru, Inc. to Host Live Video Webinar with Forrester Analyst on Top Threats to Technology Companies

Live Panel Discussion Featuring Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, Cheryl McKinnon, Uncovers the Latest Threats Technology Companies Face Today

Irving, TX, May 11, 2016 — (PR Newswire) — Thru, Inc., a leading enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) provider, is hosting a free live video panel webinar with special guest Cheryl McKinnon, principal analyst at Forrester Research, on Thursday, May 12, at 12 p.m. CDT. Titled, “Everyday File Sharing is Risky Business.,” the webinar will reveal the startling findings based on a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Thru and the top threats that companies face when it comes to security and innovation. The discussion also includes recommendations from Principal Forrester Analyst of actions companies should take immediately.

According to the study, more than 75 percent of technology companies are struggling to secure their intellectual property and data due to the careless use of email and freeware like, which brings major security risk to innovation. Without data governance, a company’s valuable data could end up in the wrong hands and a lack of a security strategy could open the doors to hackers, malware incursion or data sovereignty issues. The discussion aims to educate professionals on how to protect company data, security posture and ultimately their bottom line.

Cheryl McKinnon, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research
Lee Harrison, CEO of Thru Inc.
Subhashini Simha, VP of Product Management and Marketing at Thru Inc.

Cheryl McKinnon, Principal Analyst at Forrester, in discussion with Lee Harrison and Subhashini Simha of Thru, Inc. on Secure Sharing of Intellectual Property.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 12 p.m. CDT/10 a.m. PDT

About Thru, Inc.
Thru, Inc.’s mission is to empower enterprises around the world to do business securely and effectively. With installations in over 170 countries, Thru supports leading organizations with file sharing & collaboration solutions built exclusively for the enterprise. Thru offers products like Dropbox™, Thru Sync, Apps for iOS and Android, and plugins for Microsoft Outlook, Salesforce and SharePoint. For more information about Thru, visit

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