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Ben Rice

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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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Bitglass Sales Kick-Off – Fun, Concise, and Effective!

By Ben Rice  |  August 12, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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Over the last 18 years, I have been to more than 40 SKO events in cybersecurity for numerous companies as either a sponsor or an attendee. Bitglass has certainly raised the bar with its emphasis on company culture and the importance of teamwork. As the company continues to rapidly expand, its commitment to foster a strong workforce was easily seen through this past SKO's activities.

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Can Private Attorneys Help Prevent Cybercrime?

By Ben Rice  |  July 22, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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The US government has attempted to legislate penalties for data breaches, both federally and by state, in hopes of creating incentives for companies and government agencies to better protect personally identifiable information (PII). See all 50 states and their data breach regulations here. As a result, there was a small adjustment in security strategies within the private sector; however, these changes were clearly not enough in light of the massive data breaches we read about in the news each week.

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Bitglass at AWS re:inforce 2019: The Next-Gen CASB

By Ben Rice  |  July 8, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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After returning from a trip to Boston for AWS re:inforce, I thought it would be good to share some of the key takeaways from the event.

First off, I’d like to thank AWS for putting together a first-class event with great sessions, activities, and attendees. We had a great time in Boston with the AWS team and thoroughly enjoyed the Silent Disco.

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