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Saturday Security Spotlight: Malware, AWS, and US Defense

By Jacob Serpa  |  February 17, 2018 at 6:19 AM  | 
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Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:

  • AndroRAT malware spies on Android users
  • Smart TVs easily hackable
  • BuckHacker tool finds unsecured data in AWS buckets
  • Octoly breach exposes social media stars' personal data
  • Russian hackers target US defense contractors
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CASBs and Education's Flight to the Cloud

By Jacob Serpa  |  February 16, 2018 at 5:03 AM  | 

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Cloud is becoming an integral part of modern organizations seeking productivity and flexibility. For higher education, cloud enables online course creation, dynamic collaboration on research documents, and more. As many cloud services like G Suite are discounted or given to educational institutions for free, adoption is made even simpler. However, across the multiple use cases in education, comprehensive security solutions must be used to protect data wherever it goes. The vertical as a whole needs real-time protection on any app, any device, anywhere.

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Unmanaged Device Controls, External Sharing, and Other Real CASB Use Cases

By Salim Hafid  |  February 12, 2018 at 4:57 AM  | 


Many in the security industry have heard about CASBs  (cloud access security brokers) as the go-to solutions for data and threat protection in the cloud. But where exactly do CASBs slot in? If you already have a NGFW (next-gen firewall) or perhaps a secure-web-gateway-type solution, why invest in deploying a CASB? 

Below, we will hone in on three of the most common real-world use cases for a cloud access security broker.

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Malware P.I. – Odds Are You're Infected

By Jacob Serpa  |  February 7, 2018 at 10:38 AM  | 

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In Bitglass' latest report, Malware P.I., the Next-Gen CASB company uncovered startling information about the rate of malware infection amongst organizations. Additionally, experiments with a new piece of zero-day malware yielded shocking results. Here is a glimpse at some of the outcomes.

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