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Caleb Mast

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Sharing PHI, PII, and PCI in the Cloud?

By Caleb Mast  |  June 24, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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In my last article, “What is a CASB and How Do You Even Say It?” I described CASBs and how to pronounce the acronym. If you didn’t get the chance to see it, here is a short overview of what I covered. The correct pronunciation is caz-bee, and it is a system that protects your data – even when it is being accessed from devices outside your internal network. As I continued to educate myself on the product, I discovered that there are four important technologies that highlight the strengths and demonstrate the value of a cloud access security broker (CASB).

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What is a CASB and How Do You Even Say It?

By Caleb Mast  |  June 3, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 

These are some of the questions that I asked as I went through the recruiting process with Bitglass. My goal was to understand the product completely before going out and pitching it to prospective clients. So, what exactly is a Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)? By Gartner’s definition, CASBs (Cloud Access Security Brokers) are “on-premises, or cloud-based security policy enforcement points, placed between cloud service consumers and cloud service providers to combine and interject enterprise security policies as the cloud-based resources are accessed.

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