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Next-Gen CASB Blog

The New Outlook: AJAX-VM

By Rich Campagna  |  January 31, 2019 at 8:22 AM  | 

Screen Shot 2019-01-31 at 8.09.26 AMWaking up in the morning to the surprise of a freshly redesigned cloud application is the tiniest little bit like Christmas morning (yes, I know we're past Christmas, but I'm running with this anyway). You first notice a new font, color scheme, maybe even a new menu or icons. The anticipation builds - what new features are in store for me today? Improved search? Yes, please! Easier scheduling? Finally! 



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Finance: A Cloud Security Investigation (CSI)

By Will Houcheime  |  January 30, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 

In a recent Bitglass Security Spotlight, we enumerated the risks associated with failing to implement proper data and threat protection in financial services. Financial organizations are often targeted by hackers who are looking to seize personally identifiable information (PII) and nonpublic personal information (NPI) – this information is useful for identity theft and lucrative to sell on the dark web. Data loss prevention (DLP) and access controls are obvious priorities, and while employees generally use managed devices in the financial industry, data leakage is still a common occurrence.

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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Breaches Expose Millions of Emails, Texts, and Call Logs

By Will Houcheime  |  January 28, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks: 

  • 773 million email accounts published on hacking forum
  • Unprotected FBI data and Social Security numbers found online
  • Millions of texts and call logs exposed on unlocked server
  • South Korean Defense Ministry breached by hackers
  • Ransomware forces City Hall of Del Rio to work offline
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Healthcare: A Cloud Security Investigation (CSI)

By Will Houcheime  |  January 23, 2019 at 4:54 AM  | 

More and more, modern healthcare firms are turning to cloud-based tools and enabling mobile data access from personal devices, bringing them higher productivity and employee satisfaction rates. However, organizations that allow physicians to work from unmanaged endpoints have significant data leakage concerns when they fail to equip themselves with advanced security tools capable of delivering zero-day data and threat protection in cloud and BYOD environments. Fortunately, an agentless cloud access security broker (CASB) keeps data in the cloud completely safe, securely facilitates bring your own device (BYOD), and, consequently, enables HIPAA compliance.

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