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How Google Secures G Suite Data

By Rich Campagna  |  January 18, 2017 at 10:25 AM  | 

securing g suiteGoogle recently released a whitepaper, Google Infrastructure Design Overview, which describes the Google infrastructure and operational model used to deliver services like G Suite in a secure fashion. The whitepaper describes everything from security of the physical infrastructure, to hardware and software, and the processes in place to ensure secure software development across thousands of engineers and services. Google goes on to state that they have "many hundreds of engineers dedicated to security and privacy." It's clear that Google takes data security seriously, and they are investing more in this goal than 99.9% of enterprises could ever hope to invest.

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Replacing MSFT Forefront TMG with a CASB

By Rich Campagna  |  December 22, 2016 at 12:06 PM  | 

forefront_tmg_sm.jpgDespite the fact that Microsoft's ForeFront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) reached end-of-life at the end of December, 2015, there are still a lot of organizations using TMG to provide secure access to applications like Exchange and Sharepoint. If you fall into this bucket, a cloud access security broker (CASB) like Bitglass is one replacement option that you haven't thought of, and a great way to bridge your (inevitable) migration to Office 365

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Limitations of Office 365 Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

By Rich Campagna  |  December 21, 2016 at 6:30 AM  | 
office365-dlp-limitations.pngAs we quickly approach a majority of enterprises using Microsoft Office 365, data leakage prevention (DLP) continues to be a very hot topic. A top question many enterprises have is whether Microsoft's built-in DLP capabilities will suffice or whether they should look to a third party solution, such as a cloud access security broker (CASB). 
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Microsoft Teams vs Slack Security

By Rich Campagna  |  November 3, 2016 at 3:29 PM  | 

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The big news in the tech world this week is that Microsoft unleashed it's "Slack killer" enterprise team messaging application, appropriately named, Microsoft Teams. Slack, which in just a few short years has grown to over 4 million daily active users, more than 1 million paid users, and a staggering $4 billion valuation, was quick to respond to the announcement with a full page ad in the New York Times "welcoming" Microsoft to the fray. With all of the hype and media coverage surrounding this new battleground, it can be hard to find the real story around security for these two apps. Look no further than this blog post, because we've done the hard work for you.

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