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Will Houcheime

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Monster-Sized Breaches Spell Disaster for the Enterprise

By Will Houcheime  |  May 15, 2019 at 4:58 AM  | 
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In the past few years, some major organizations have underestimated the importance of maintaining security over their data and infrastructure as they migrated to the cloud. This has led to many devastating breaches that have affected hundreds of millions of people around the world. Public corporations, private companies, and even government agencies have all been impacted by these attacks. For any organization that handles sensitive data like personally identifiable information (PII), protected health information (PHI), or payment card industry data (PCI), a strong security posture is not just a nice-to-have – it is an absolute necessity.  

 

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Bitglass Security Spotlight: 80 Million Personal Records Exposed

By Will Houcheime  |  May 13, 2019 at 4:53 AM  | 
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Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:  

  • 80 Million Personal Records Exposed
  • $40 million Worth of Bitcoin Stolen from Binance Exchange
  • Major Canadian Telecom Provider, Freedom Mobile, Experiences Security Breach
  • U.S Antivirus Companies Breached by Russian Hackers
  • ELECTRICFISH Malware used by North Korean Hackers to Breach Information
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Financial Services: Counting on CASBs

By Will Houcheime  |  April 24, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 

 

Financial institutions handle a great deal of sensitive data and are highly conscientious of where they store and process it. Nevertheless, they are aware of the many benefits that they can gain by using cloud applications. In order to embrace the cloud’s myriad advantages without compromising the security of their data, financial institutions have been turning to cloud access security brokers (CASBs). To find out why, check out our latest episode of Glass Class.

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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Facebook stores countless passwords in plaintext

By Will Houcheime  |  April 17, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks: 

  • Facebook stores countless passwords in plaintext

  • Toyota struck twice by cyberattacks within five weeks

  • Information on 2.3 million disaster victims exposed

  • Tracking application leaks real-time locations

  • Dental insurance carrier suffers a month-long breach

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