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Why the World Needs Proactive Cybersecurity

By Ben Rice  |  August 31, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Computing is now in a ubiquitous state with users able to connect to a dizzying number of services and applications. Companies have networked together everything to reduce costs, increase automation, and achieve digital transformation to make employees more productive.  This ease of access and interconnectedness also leads to grave security threats and the urgent need for proactive cybersecurity. Although the penetration of security products in business has gradually increased over time the sophistication of attackers has also advanced at an exponentially higher rate. This problem is even more grave for small and medium-sized companies because they often lack the expertise and tools needed to implement a proactive cybersecurity program. One that stops threats before they result in data breaches.

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Bitglass on Apptega CyberXchange

By Ben Rice  |  April 28, 2020 at 9:00 AM  | 
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We are proud to announce that Bitglass is now available on the APptega CyberXchange. 

What is Apptega?

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RSA 2020 - The Human Element

By Ben Rice  |  March 9, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 

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As a longtime security industry professional, I always look forward to the RSA Conference as it is always a great time. I particularly enjoy reuniting with colleagues in the industry to compare notes, discuss security trends, and plot new partnerships and alliances. This year, Bitglass had a nice booth presence and received a number of awards!

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Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity, Cloud Apps, and Cloud Security

By Ben Rice  |  September 16, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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What you see in the title is what we covered in our latest webinar, but what part of it is really important? All of it? Some? Or is it all just marketing blather that can be ignored? The truth lies in the middle – we are all adopting more cloud in our personal lives, whether we like it or not. Every time we buy from Amazon, we give it data about us and we support their business model, which is distinctly cloudy. Same for us as businesses – when we buy services from AWS we support the continued growth of cloud. The takeaway here is that most, if not all of our data will soon be stored off premises.


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