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denial, anger, bargaining, depression & acceptance...

By Nat Kausik  |  October 20, 2016 at 2:26 PM  | 



These are the five stages of grief, as laid forth by swiss psychiatrist Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, in her seminal work on human mortality.   Her theory is also valid in the business world, where technological innovations can be merciless in upending the old order. Search engines killed yellow pages. Smart phones killed pay phones. And now...

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DLP - need steak with the sizzle?

By Nat Kausik  |  October 19, 2016 at 3:26 PM  | 


Last week we got an inbound enquiry from a global insurance company.  They had purchased another CASB two years ago for Shadow IT discovery.   Now they were rolling out Box globally and wanted to secure the application before users were allowed to share content.    The transition from Shadow IT discovery to data protection proved bumpy.  

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what's so special about a CASB: part two

By Kevin Gee  |  October 19, 2016 at 6:00 AM  | 

 End-to-End Data Protection

photo-1422565167033-dec8fad92aba.jpegIn Part 1, we saw the need for security systems to evolve in order to meet an ever growing trend of work and data going mobile and moving outside the corporate network. Between the emerging cloud application space and employees’ desire to use their own devices, a traditional firewall isn’t enough to ensure data security or data compliance anymore. Many Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) tackle this through the use of APIs to handle data-at-rest in the cloud or installed agents on devices to manage and protect the device.

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The Data Blind Spot: Where O365 Security Falls Short

By Chantelle Patel  |  October 13, 2016 at 1:04 PM  | 


Over time, the number of enterprises migrating from their premises-based applications to cloud applications has dramatically increased. Surveys show that Office 365 is the leading SaaS productivity suite, far surpassing apps like G Suite and Box.

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