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CASBs: Top of the Class in Higher Ed

By Rich Campagna  |  September 19, 2017 at 11:28 AM  | 

img-higher-ed.jpgIt should come as no surprise that Higher Education, like every other industry, is increasingly turning to Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) like Bitglass to protect sensitive data in the move to the cloud. After all, these organizations are adopting cloud applications more aggressively than most industries, enticed by very attractive licensing from the big cloud productivity platform vendors like Google and Microsoft.  

From my discussions with customers and prospects in this vertical, there are three types of sensitive content that these organizations want to protect:

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Second Gen CASBs Take the Lead

By Mike Schuricht  |  September 15, 2017 at 11:28 AM  | 

alesia-kazantceva-283291.jpgInterest in cloud security continues to increase as enterprises move to adopt cloud applications, with cloud access security brokers becoming the de facto security choice. Agile, cloud-first organizations are leading the charge to these more flexible applications, but now, large, security conscious, regulated companies are also going cloud. Security is a key pillar for all that adopt these apps.

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Reaching HIPAA Compliance With Bitglass

By Jacob Serpa  |  September 13, 2017 at 5:30 AM  | 

ken-treloar-365804.jpgThe Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, is a U.S. law critical for healthcare organizations. The law aims to safeguard protected health information, or PHI, which is any data that uniquely identifies an individual. PHI can take the form of social security numbers, medical record numbers, license plate numbers, and more. It must be protected by virtually any entity that handles it in relation to healthcare.

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The Great CASB: Part Four

By Jacob Serpa  |  September 8, 2017 at 5:00 AM  | 

Why You Don’t Need MDM

rawpixel-com-267082.jpgIn Part One, we discussed why you need a CASB in light of current business trends (cloud, BYOD, et cetera). In Part Two, we described the cybersecurity capabilities that companies need as they take advantage of the cloud. In Part Three, we detailed the mobile security tools companies need in order to protect their data in a modern, BYOD workplace.

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