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The Bitglass SASE Triangle: SWG for Securing Web Traffic

By Will Houcheime  |  September 10, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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In today’s modern workforce, the enterprise attack surface is larger than ever before; with cloud apps, personal devices, on-premises resources, web destinations, and more. As a result, organizations are in need of a context-aware solution that can enforce policies wherever data goes. Fortunately, Bitglass’ secure access service edge (SASE) offering provides organizations with just that. Now that we’ve covered security for managed SaaS and IaaS in the first part of this series, we’ll move on to the next vital piece of the SASE triangle: our SmartEdge Secure Web Gateway (SWG), which secures the web and shadow IT. 

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Deception in the Workforce: Bitglass’ 2020 Insider Threat Report

By Juan Lugo  |  September 2, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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When it comes to imagining threats to enterprise cybersecurity, it is easier to conjure up ideas of malicious third parties that are plotting to infiltrate an organization. However, a considerable amount of data leakage has been caused by insider threats in recent years. Insider threats come from actors within an enterprise, whether they divulge proprietary information with malevolent intentions, or are just careless employees that unwittingly share sensitive data.

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Cost-Effective Cloud Security for the Modern Enterprise: Part 3

By Juan Lugo  |  August 24, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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In order to adapt and thrive in the remote workforce, organizations need cost-effective security solutions that protect data, block threats, and enable business operations without diminishing financial resources. As such, Bitglass has helped a number of organizations through its cloud-first SASE platform since the pandemic began. These organizations were able to achieve better security as well as save significant amounts of money by using Bitglass’ unified platform in place of multiple, disjointed point products. The following paragraphs detail a simplified, real-world scenario to demonstrate how much money organizations with about 10,000 users can save by upgrading to Bitglass (with a 4 year capital expenditure model for depreciating hardware appliances).

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SWG without Certificate Hassles

By Tim Davis  |  August 23, 2020 at 7:33 PM  | 

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Last week, we got a call from a leading Wall Street house. Their users were fed up of VPN to the office during the pandemic, and the CISO had a mandate for cloud-first network security.  The CISO had done his homework, and right out of the gate, zero'd in on the two things that mattered to them. Three things actually.  

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