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Sophia Zheng

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Ensuring Data Security in Slack

By Sophia Zheng  |  July 2, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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Slack is becoming one of the most popular workplace collaboration tools, making the security of the data on the application absolutely vital for the companies that utilize it. Every day, Slack users send countless messages and files to each other, and many companies lack the resources to constantly monitor those exchanges. With Slack’s private channels and direct messaging capabilities, IT admins may not even have visibility over what information is being shared – this poses great risk for the security of the data. Employees are able to share files with each other that could include personally identifiable information (PII), internal plans or documentation, or other sensitive data over which companies should have full visibility and control. 

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CSPM for AWS: Monitoring Misconfigurations in IaaS

By Sophia Zheng  |  February 21, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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A common scenario we’re seeing today is companies moving their data off-premises and developing custom applications in infrastructure-as-a-service platforms (IaaS), such as Amazon Web Services (AWS.) Opting to use AWS is cheaper and more scalable than the traditional way of doing things, but the burden of securing data stored in AWS still falls on the customer. This is why cloud security posture management (CSPM) tools are becoming a necessary part of data security strategies for enterprises in every industry.

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Reflections from Gartner's IAM Summit 2018

By Sophia Zheng  |  December 10, 2018 at 4:54 AM  | 
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The Bitglass team just returned from the Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit in Las Vegas. At the booth and during speaking sessions, it seemed like there were several trends in identity and data protection that continually bubbled to the surface.

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Bitglass and the Rise of Cloud Security Posture Management

By Sophia Zheng  |  November 26, 2018 at 4:35 AM  | 

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As companies begin moving data from on-premises solutions to the cloud, the need to protect sensitive information and prevent data breaches becomes increasingly important. On top of this, many companies must also adhere to certain compliance frameworks, such as the CIS Benchmark, HIPAA, and PCI DSS. While meeting these challenges can be highly difficult if the proper tools are not in place, Bitglass makes the journey to cybersecurity and regulatory compliance pain free.

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