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Cloud Security that Performs

By Nat Kausik  |  February 19, 2020 at 2:07 PM  | 

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We heard from another customer today that their incumbent cloud security vendor keeps going down. And when it is not down, DLP scans take hours, if they complete at all.   What is going on?

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Major metro cuts firewall spend!

By Nat Kausik  |  December 18, 2019 at 9:49 AM  | 


This city in North America, a hub for financial services, is in the midst of their digital transformation to the cloud.  With apps and data moving to the cloud, users could access sensitive data from any device, anywhere. The incumbent firewall vendor pushed hard for the city to deploy more firewall appliances, with VPN agents and Firewall-as-a-Service to enable mobility.

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Bitglass SASE wins Global 2000 enterprise

By Nat Kausik  |  December 13, 2019 at 3:02 PM  | 


This Global 2000 company had racks of the latest boxes from the leading next-gen firewall vendor for its corporate locations.  As the enterprise moved applications to the cloud, the firewall vendor recommended more boxes at the perimeter.  Plus the fancy firewall-as-a-service for mobile users on the go.  Plus a couple of "cloud security" products from companies the vendor had acquired.

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First-gen CASB goes phishing again

By Nat Kausik  |  July 29, 2019 at 4:37 PM  | 



It is common knowledge that the Hippocratic oath of medicine taken by all healthcare professionals includes a form of the statement "foremost, do no harm."   Or, in latin, "primum non nocere."It is just too bad that cyber security professionals do not adhere to such an oath.  

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