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Salim Hafid

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Next-Gen CASB: Zero-Day Protection

By Salim Hafid  |  November 14, 2017 at 6:00 AM  | 

ML.jpgMany organizations struggle with unknown apps. Whether it's a new EFSS service, a messaging platform, or any other web-based service, new apps are driving corporate data outside the firewall and oftentimes beyond managed "sanctioned" cloud applications like Office 365. To manually identify new upload paths is an impossible task that is sure to result in some data loss. Instead, organizations must adopt security solutions that take a different approach.

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EU: Companies Lack Unilateral Right to Monitor Employees

By Salim Hafid  |  September 5, 2017 at 4:58 PM  | 

EU.jpgIn a major victory for privacy advocates, Europe's Court of Human Rights has ruled on organizations' abilities to monitor employee communications with limited consent. While precedent set in 2016 gave employers blanket ability to monitor traffic "to verify that the employees are completing their professional tasks during working hours", the new decision means employers across Europe will have to significantly curtail their data collection initiatives.

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CASB RFP: Questions to ask when securing the cloud

By Salim Hafid  |  May 3, 2017 at 11:00 AM  | 

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Deploying Office 365? Here's what you need to know.

By Salim Hafid  |  April 26, 2017 at 6:00 AM  | 

rawpixel-com-236143.jpgLate last year, our annual cloud adoption survey revealed that 34.8% of organizations worldwide have now deployed Office 365. This unprecedented growth in cloud productivity software is driven in part by the need for mobility, flexibility, and lower costs.

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