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Jeff Birnbaum

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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Kaseya Ransomware Attack Aftermaths and More Post-Ransomware Data Breaches

By Jeff Birnbaum  |  July 15, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Here are the top security stories from recent weeks: 

  • Kaseya Patches Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Used in Supply Chain Ransomware Attack
  • Attackers Use Kaseya Ransomware Attack to Spread Cobalt Strike Backdoor in Fake Security Updates
  • Morgan Stanley Reports Data Breach After Vendor Affected by Accellion Hack
  • U.S. Insurance Company CNA Notifies Customers of Data Breach After Ransomware Attack
  • U.S. Fashion Retailer Guess Notifies Customers of Data Breach After Ransomware Attack
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Hairpinning: The Bottleneck in Most Secure Web Gateway Architectures

By Jeff Birnbaum  |  July 13, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Secure Web Gateways (SWGs), software for controlling access to websites and SaaS not managed by corporate IT, have evolved from hardware appliances installed on premises, to software running on end user devices with varying degrees of interaction with the security provider’s hosted infrastructure. But the details on how the software interacts with the security provider’s infrastructure makes all of the difference with respect to performance, security, and ease of management. The Bitglass SmartEdge SWG architecture uniquely addresses these concerns in several ways.

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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Misconfigured, Unsecured Cloud Platforms and Averted Attacks

By Jeff Birnbaum  |  July 1, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Here are the top security stories from recent weeks: 

  • Mercedes-Benz Discloses Breach Exposing Customer Information
  • Supermarket Chain Wegmans Exposes Customer Data Due to Misconfigured Cloud Databases
  • City of Tulsa Suffers Ransomware Attack, Warns Residents of Personal Data Exposure
  • Software Tool Vendor Atlassian Patches One-Click Account Takeover Vulnerabilities
  • Nobelium Threat Actors Accessed Microsoft Customer Support Computers
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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Data Breaches and Hacks Across Industries, and a Ransomware Payment Recovery

By Jeff Birnbaum  |  June 17, 2021 at 5:03 PM  | 
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Here are the top security stories from recent weeks. 

  • McDonald’s Hit by Data Breach Exposing Customer Information in South Korea and Taiwan Markets
  • Children’s Apparel Giant Carter’s Exposes 410K Customer Records
  • Hackers Steal EA’s FIFA 21 Source Code After Breach
  • Ransomware Hits Foodservice Supplier Edward Don, Affects Business Operations
  • Dept. of Justice Recovers $2.3 Million of Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Payment
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