SOX in Box - FAQ



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How do I track versions of files?
You can track the versions of documents in Box natively, so there is no need to ‘save as’ and create tons of different versions of the same file. As you create new versions, Box appends a version number to the file. You can roll back to a previous version if you make any mistakes. This also enables you to make sure you are working on the latest version of a file.

How do I build my content migration strategy from a file server?

How do I build my content migration strategy from a file server?

Please refer to our content migration document to help you plan, build and execute the perfect content migration strategy for your specific use case, scenario and environment. It’s located at


What happens at the end of the fiscal year?

Once a fiscal year ends, move its content from your “active” to “archive” folder. Keep the data as long as your records management polices require. 


How do I collaborate with external auditors and users?

You can work alongside your external audit team by inviting them to collaborate with you in your Box folders. This will dramatically reduce the amount of email sent between you and your auditors.


SOX regulations don't apply to my organization, why does this matter to me?

Even if you are not directly concerned with SOX compliance, your customers, partners and vendors might be. Having a compliance-ready process will help you protect and secure both of your information.


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