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Will Houcheime

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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Canada’s Largest Credit Union Suffers Massive Data Breach

By Will Houcheime  |  June 26, 2019 at 4:57 AM  | 
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Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:  

  • Desjardins experiences data breach exposed by previous employee
  • Emuparadise forum member information disclosed
  • Venmo transactions scraped as privacy settings warning
  • Maryland medical records uncovered
  • The US Customs and Border Patrol claim hacked travelers
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Glass Class: Securing Patient Data in the Cloud

By Will Houcheime  |  June 19, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 

 

Organizations that operate within the healthcare industry have an immense responsibility to secure protected health information (PHI), personally identifiable information (PII), and other highly sensitive data. Additionally, the need for mobility in healthcare is critical because employees like doctors often have multiple affiliations, meaning that they access data remotely from personal devices as they travel from hospital to hospital. In our latest Glass Class, we introduce some security tools that allow healthcare organizations to utilize cloud applications in a bring your own device (BYOD) environment without compromising on data protection.

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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Quest Diagnostics Patients’ Personal Information at Risk

By Will Houcheime  |  June 12, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:  

  • Millions of Quest Diagnostics Patients Possibly Exposed
  • BlackSquid Malware infects Cryptocurrency Miners
  • AMCA Data Breach Exposes 7.7 Million LabCorp Patients
  • Fortune 500 Company Tech Data Disclosed Customer and Billing Data
  • Optergy Tech at Risk of Backdoor Script Shutdown
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Glass Class: Mitigating Risk before Shadow IT

By Will Houcheime  |  June 5, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 

 

In today’s cloud-first world, employees are sometimes trusted to manage their own projects, giving them freedom to work with the tools of their choosing to complete their tasks. Occasionally, these tools are cloud applications that organizations are not made aware of, making them a security risk that can expose sensitive data. Consequently, organizations have been leveraging a tool called shadow IT discovery. In this way, companies gain insight into what employees are using and how risky these unsanctioned applications truly are.


Shadow IT discovery is important; however, it shouldn’t be the first step to securing your data in the cloud. In our latest Glass Class, we talk about steps that you should prioritize before investigating the unmanaged applications used in your organization. Want to find out more? Watch the latest episode of Glass Class below.

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