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Juan Lugo

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Accelerating Security and the Cloud With Bitglass and AWS Global Accelerator

By Juan Lugo  |  October 26, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 

Businesses’ IT infrastructures have undergone critical changes in the way that they store data and extend access to resources for users. Cloud, BYOD, and remote work have changed things forever. Where the flow of traffic is not optimized, business continuity is disrupted and an enterprise’s bottomline is adversely affected. While organizations often think in these terms when it comes to things like applications that are hosted in one region but accessed globally, these same issues remain when it comes to security, as well. Security vendors need to optimize their infrastructures to ensure maximum performance as globally dispersed users access the cloud and resources that are hosted in different locations around the world--a situation that can breed significant latency.

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Enhancing Visibility with Bitglass and Splunk

By Juan Lugo  |  October 21, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 

The complexity of organizations’ IT infrastructures is always increasing. Modern businesses are faced with cloud-based resources like software-as-a-service apps and infrastructure-as-a-service platforms, as well as personal devices, a diffuse remote workforce, IoT, and residual on-premises systems. Naturally, this makes achieving integrated visibility in today’s business world highly challenging. Fortunately, the integration between Bitglass and Splunk delivers comprehensive and actionable visibility wherever data goes. 

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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Ransomware Attack Affects more than 320K Students in Nevada School District

By Juan Lugo  |  October 6, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Here are the top stories of recent weeks:

  • Largest School District Data Breach Since COVID-19 (Affecting 320K Students)
  • Cloud Software Giant Confirms Hackers Gained Access to Banking Information 
  • One of the Largest Healthcare Providers in the U.S. Has Been Hit by a Ransomware Attack
  • Malware Group Posing as the Democratic National Convention's Team Blue Initiative
  • The District of Columbia Bar Experienced a Data Breach Exposing a Slew of Lawyers
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Deception in the Workforce: Bitglass’ 2020 Insider Threat Report

By Juan Lugo  |  September 2, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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When it comes to imagining threats to enterprise cybersecurity, it is easier to conjure up ideas of malicious third parties that are plotting to infiltrate an organization. However, a considerable amount of data leakage has been caused by insider threats in recent years. Insider threats come from actors within an enterprise, whether they divulge proprietary information with malevolent intentions, or are just careless employees that unwittingly share sensitive data.

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