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Next-Gen CASB Blog

Microsoft Workplace Join Part 1: The Security Timebomb

By Chris Higgins  |  April 25, 2018 at 4:48 AM  | 

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It’s no secret that enterprise users wish to access work data and applications from a mix of both corporate and personal devices. In order to help facilitate this mix of devices, Microsoft has introduced a new feature called Workplace Join into Azure Active Directory, Microsoft’s cloud-based directory and identity service. While the intent of streamlining user access to work-related data is helpful, the delivery of this feature has resulted in a large security gap - one that can’t easily be disabled. This is another example of an app vendor optimizing for user experience ahead of appropriate controls and protections - demonstrating the basis for the cloud app shared responsibility model and the need for third party security solutions like cloud access security brokers (CASBs).

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The Next-Gen CASB at RSA 2018

By Jennifer Perisho  |  April 23, 2018 at 5:26 AM  | 

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Bitglass just attended RSA 2018, and what a whirlwind of a week it was! It was great to spend time with the team, customers, partners, and potential prospects. This year, Bitglass had a lot going on at the conference - read on to learn all about it.

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Majority of Australian Data Breaches Caused by Human Error

By Rich Campagna  |  April 16, 2018 at 4:23 AM  | 

australia data breachIt wasn't long ago that the first breach under the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner's (OAIC) Privacy Amendment Bill was made public. Now, OAIC is back with their first Quarterly Statistics Report of Notifiable Data Breaches. While the report doesn't offer much in the way of detail, it does highlight a couple of interesting trends. 

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Saturday Security Spotlight: Facebook, IoT, and AI

By Jacob Serpa  |  April 14, 2018 at 5:50 AM  | 
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Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:

  • Facebook fails to protect user data
  • Equifax breach leads to mass credit freezes
  • IoT security spending poised to skyrocket
  • The National Lottery breached
  • AI expected to be used in more cyberattacks 
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