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Don't Shoot the Messenger – Securing Communication Apps

By Will Houcheime  |  May 5, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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In today's world, workers use messaging applications to communicate more than ever, regardless of the industry they work under. With bring your own device (BYOD) at about 85% adoption, and with many people working remotely, messaging tools enable employees' productivity to be unbothered by this modern environment. In many cases, these mobile-enablement strategies increase productivity for employees, as they are able to complete projects on the go. However, if these unmanaged devices and applications that individuals use are not secured properly, this can be a major security risk for the enterprise. 

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Glass Class: Integrating CASB with DLP

By Will Houcheime  |  October 17, 2019 at 5:00 AM  | 

 

Most organizations withhold extremely sensitive data, and to prevent that information from leaking externally, they have turned to data loss prevention (DLP) tools. In the past, these organizations would apply DLP tools to their on-premises storage solutions, but as companies started to migrate to the cloud, their security strategy was in need of a change. Consequently, organizations began to adopt cloud access security brokers (CASBs) to protect their data. To learn about the integration between CASBs and DLP solutions, check out our latest Glass Class.  

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Glass Class: How to Detect Malware

By Will Houcheime  |  October 2, 2019 at 5:00 AM  | 

 

Malware can be a serious threat to organizations that don't have the proper security tools to protect against it. Some forms of malware can force enterprises to pay sums of dollars, freeze current operations, and more depending on the type of attack. To make matters worse, some malware attacks can lead to sensitive data being leaked, which has caused some companies to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in fines over the past few years. In our latest Glass Class, we discuss how to classify malware, and the type of tools organizations can use to put a halt to malicious attacks in real time.

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Glass Class: The ZScaler and Bitglass Integration

By Will Houcheime  |  September 18, 2019 at 5:00 AM  | 

 

With the various tools used in today’s cloud-first world, it could be confusing for organizations to find the correct tools they need to protect sensitive data. In light of this, Bitglass and Zscaler have partnered with each other to provide a solution to create a safe zone for the use of unsanctioned cloud applications. To find out more about how the Bitglass cloud access security broker (CASB) integrates with the Zscaler secure web gateway (SWG), check out our latest Glass Class.

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