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Hackers Are Home For the Holidays

By Kevin Gee  |  December 13, 2016 at 6:10 PM  | 

shutterstock_520279837.jpgWith the holiday season already in full swing, people all across the world are sharing their personal and financial information with hundreds of retailers as they scramble to purchase gifts for family and friends. This makes it a perfect time to remember the countless company breaches over the past few holiday seasons and reflect on how enterprises can better protect Payment Card Industry data (PCI). Your employees and customers have enough to worry about without the additional concern that a breach may lead to information being exposed to malicious parties.  

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what's so special about a CASB: part five

By Kevin Gee  |  November 23, 2016 at 10:30 AM  | 

Performance and Scalability

shutterstock_374127247.jpgCloud Access Security Brokers are becoming an integral piece of organizations’ cloud security strategies. In Part 1 we learned how businesses have evolved to become more mobile and thus required comprehensive data protection that extended beyond the cloud. In Part 2 we covered the importance of real-time inline data protection. In Part 3 we delved into the type of policies and controls organizations have at their disposal to protect data. We also covered our burgeoning UEBA features and patented encryption capabilities. In Part 4 we discussed out of band Breach Discovery which provides visibility into potential data exfiltration threats. Features and capabilities are key to an effective security solution, as well as deployability and scalability.

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what's so special about a CASB: part four

By Kevin Gee  |  November 15, 2016 at 12:00 PM  | 

 

Discovery Beyond Shadow IT

photo-1463310127152-33b375103141.jpegIn Part 3 we learned about Bitglass’ unique capabilities that protect your data in real-time, end-to-end. While in-band security is critical, CASBs aim to provide comprehensive data protection, which includes out-of-band threats. Bitglass’ Breach Discovery solution goes a step beyond identifying Shadow IT apps by detecting all data exfiltration threats, including malware hosts, anonymizers, TOR networks and phishing domains.

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what's so special about a CASB: part three

By Kevin Gee  |  November 7, 2016 at 9:33 AM  | 

In-Line, Encryption, Identity Management. Oh My!

DeathtoStock_Creative Community5.jpgIn Part 1 of this series, we explored how cloud security has evolved to encompass cloud apps and unmanaged device access. In Part 2, we learned how Bitglass is the only Cloud Access Security Broker that can provide total data protection in-line and in real-time end-to-end (from the cloud application to any device). So what features does Bitglass provide? How do we actually protect data in the cloud?

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