Press Release


SmartFile Introduces Advanced Password Policy Controls

New release improves file sharing compliance with HIPAA regulations while alleviating liability concerns for IT professionals

Indianapolis, IN


Indianapolis based SmartFile, a company offering a client-hosted file exchange platform (FEP) and cloud-based file management for companies or organizations, is launching new password policies and controls for account administrators. This feature release lets SmartFile application administrators ensure that their organization meets the latest security and compliance regulations.

With these new password features, SmartFile gives administrators more control without added liability. New controls include the ability to set the total minimum character count and the minimum number of alpha, numeric and special characters. This release also includes password expiration, reusage and reset controls. Overall, administrators can set the SmartFile application to force user passwords to meet organization rules or HIPAA regulations.

Christopher Sheaves, Vice President of Product at SmartFile, elaborates on the password release,

"SmartFile is an agile and client-centric company, and these features were desired by our customers. Releasing these new password policies and controls enhances our customer's ability to meet internal, HIPAA standards by adding control and decreasing liability. It also allows SmartFile to continue to lead the pack in the business file sharing and management industry with regards to IT compliance and business security."

For more information on SmartFile and the new password policies and controls, contact SmartFile's sales team at

About SmartFile

SmartFile is a secure file management and sharing platform serving Fortune 1000 organizations well as medium and small businesses. SmartFile is the trusted all-in-one solution to securely connect, analyze and audit files on-premises and online. Multi-user access, unrestricted file sizes, user permissions, company branding, customized links, unlimited connections and transfers are select features often used by SmartFile customers to manage sensitive files across their enterprises in one secure environment.

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