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Identity and Authentication in a BYOD World

By Chantelle Patel  |  November 2, 2017 at 12:39 PM  | 

Screen Shot 2017-11-02 at 10.06.22 AM.pngThe growing demand for mobility in the workplace is causing IT departments to rethink how they allow users to access corporate data. Bring your own device (BYOD) programs are becoming more popular in large enterprises because they offer increased savings and flexibility for employees working remotely. While there are many upsides to BYOD policies, organizations still face many risks when it comes to securing mobile data access. Bitglass’ research team surveyed 200 IT and security professionals at a national Gartner conference to learn more about the evolution of BYOD security in a mobile-first world.

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Security Rundown: Bad Rabbit, Malware-laden docs, and more

By Chantelle Patel  |  October 27, 2017 at 3:23 PM  | 

Here’s a look at this week’s top security stories:

A new variation of Petya ransomware is making its way through Russia and Ukraine.

juliette-leufke-154599 (1).jpgBad Rabbit is the latest form of ransomware targeting organizations with file-encrypting malware. While many characteristics of this attack mirrored those of the Petya ransomware in June, it was unique in that it used the Trojan-like Mimikatz tool to extract credentials from affected systems.

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Secure Mobility Without MDM Headaches

By Chantelle Patel  |  October 18, 2017 at 1:54 PM  | 

rawpixel-com-340972.jpgWe live in a mobile-first world where employees want to be able to access data anytime, anywhere. This push for more flexibility in the workplace has led many IT departments to roll out bring your own device (BYOD) programs.

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Bitglass Survey: 30% Take over 24 Hours for Breach Response

By Chantelle Patel  |  August 25, 2017 at 10:18 AM  | 

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