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Gartner: CASBs Still Reign as Top Security Tech

By Rich Campagna  |  June 19, 2017 at 2:45 PM  | 

gaylord-national_LRG3-1.jpgI spent most of last week in the company of a few thousand of my closest security friends at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in National Harbor, MD. For the third year running, CASBs were the talk of the show! Gartner VP Neil MacDonald, amongst others, talked up the fact that CASBs are now entering mainstream adoption, a Fortune 25 Bitglass customer was featured in a video testimonial in the opening keynote, CASBs are on Gartner's Top Technologies for Security for the second year running and Gartner has published plans to release the first Cloud Access Security Broker Magic Quadrant in October 2017. Bitglass' session, where I covered several CASB case studies was 3x over capacity - thankfully the fire marshall wasn't present!

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Backdoor for Malware?

By Nat Kausik  |  June 16, 2017 at 1:02 PM  | 


Recently, a global airline deployed Bitglass.  The firm had strong solutions in place for malware and threat protection.  Top-shelf "Next-Gen" firewalls.  Yet, what they found surprised them.

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Are Your Sync Clients Really Safe?

By Chantelle Patel  |  June 14, 2017 at 2:27 PM  | 

sabri-tuzcu-182689.jpgBox introduced their new client sync app today called Box Drive. The desktop app will allow enterprise users to access all Box files directly from the desktop, saving time and money. While apps like Box Drive make accessing data easier, they introduce a major means of data leakage if not properly secured. Enterprises using these apps have few means of controlling which users and devices are able to access data. Unmanaged device access in particular poses a major threat to the organization.

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Bitglass Top CASB on CBInsights

By Nat Kausik  |  June 7, 2017 at 5:25 PM  | 

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Congrats to the Bitglass team for most momentum, market share and efficient use of capital!  

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