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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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Where does Salesforce platform encryption fall short?

By Mike Schuricht  |  November 18, 2016 at 11:56 AM  | 

shutterstock_262316411.jpgSalesforce Shield (Salesforce’s platform encryption product) has now been on the market for about a year and a half. The goal is to encrypt data at rest in Salesforce with a bring your own key (BYOK) approach which was introduced in July. The solution sounds great, but doesn’t deliver on the main reasons you would want to encrypt cloud data in the first place.

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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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The Necessity of Secure File Sharing

By Mike Schuricht  |  October 28, 2016 at 6:00 AM  | 

photo-1474403078171-7f199e9d1335.jpegAdoption of cloud Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) solutions is happening at a staggering pace in 2016. Companies have many options when deciding which solution to deploy, ranging from dedicated services like Box and Dropbox to more full-featured cloud productivity suites that count EFSS as a component of their feature-set, like Office 365, OneDrive/Sharepoint, and G Suite. Regardless which EFSS solution is chosen, there is always a concern around cloud security.

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