Data protection is on the rise and has become a concern to most online users.
If using Google Sheets is part of your daily routine, you will most likely be interested in learning how to protect your files from unauthorized access.
Depending on the sensitivity and confidentiality of the data you work with, you could save much more than only your time and effort.
With Google Sheets you have access to different ways to protect your data.
You can control who can view or edit your files, and protect individual sheets or cell ranges from being edited.
You can’t however protect them at the view level, meaning your entire file is exposed to everyone with the minimum level of permissions, which can lead to complex workarounds to split confidential/sensitive data from cleared data that can be should be accessed by everyone.
Layer works on top of any existing Google Sheets or Excel spreadsheet and offers the same access management features you can find in Google Sheets, but it goes one step beyond by providing you with a way to control who can see data in your spreadsheets.
No only that, Layer was designed with spreadsheet collaboration in mind: there’s no need for users to migrate their data into a new platform, since Layer works seamlessly with any spreadsheet file.
Apart from access management features, Layer gives spreadsheet owners the possibility to track and review changes before they impact any existing data, preventing
errors from creeping in, and also to revert back to previous versions of the same file, which is perfect for audit trails.
Not only that, with Layer you can assign tasks to different collaborators whenever you need their input on your spreadsheet.
You can then set them as recurring and also monitor who’s late or on time with their submission.
But there’s plenty more! Keep reading for a quick overview of what you can get with Layer.