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Jacob Serpa

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Better Together: The Future of CASBs and SWGs

By Jacob Serpa  |  April 27, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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We’ve established before that cloud access security brokers (CASBs) and secure web gateways (SWGs) do not compete and are, in fact, complementary security tools. However, in addition to this, there is overlap between the two which (along with other factors) is leading to their convergence. 

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The Importance of Uptime and Performance in Cloud Security

By Jacob Serpa  |  April 20, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Imagine that you just purchased a brand new car featuring all of the latest bells and whistles. You're excited to take advantage of speed camera detection and try out the heated seat backs and armrests. Unfortunately, when you go to turn your car on, nothing happens. If the vehicle doesn't work, then what's the point of having it and all of its exciting features? Ideally, you want something that provides the latest bells and whistles but also performs as promised whenever you want. This is equally true for cloud security solutions. 

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Gartner and the Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2021

By Jacob Serpa  |  March 1, 2021 at 5:07 AM  | 
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For organizations the world over, COVID-19 led to drastic operational changes overnight. On-premises-only styles of work were quickly supplanted by fully remote workforces. This shift had (and continues to have) massive implications for IT and security teams. In essence, the pandemic killed the perimeter and the legacy security strategies that organizations had leaned upon for years. Fortunately, in Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2021, Gartner explains the impact of the global pandemic on businesses around the globe and makes suggestions about what organizations can do in order to succeed in 2021.

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ATP and SWG with Bitglass: Stopping Threats in the Open Ocean

By Jacob Serpa  |  January 19, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 

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While it is self-evident that the world wide web is an indispensable asset for businesses around the globe, it is equally obvious that securing its use is of utmost importance. The internet is an open ocean filled with threats lying just below the surface. Malware can be downloaded from a virtually infinite number of destinations and subsequently spread throughout an enterprise's IT ecosystem. For organizations that aren't prepared to defend against these threats on the web, breaches are sure to follow. Fortunately, Bitglass is a puncture-proof vessel built to stop threats on this open ocean. 

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