Security "Bits"

Bitglass: Deck the Cloud

By Sowmy Krishnakumar  |  December 30, 2019 at 5:00 AM  | 
Happy holidays from bitglass

With 2019 at its tail end, I can't help but reminisce on how eventful the year has been for the Bitglass family. We started the year by securing yet another round of funding to fuel our growth and went on to be featured as a leader in Gartner's 2019 Magic Quadrant for CASBs.

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Where have all the CASBs gone?

By Nat Kausik  |  February 27, 2018 at 10:26 AM  | 


The CASBmarket started out with a fistful of companies five years ago.  Now there are just a couple left. What happened?

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Cloud Access Security Brokers: Past, Present, and Future

By Jacob Serpa  |  December 6, 2017 at 6:03 AM  | 

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Leading cloud access security brokers (CASBs) currently provide data protection, threat protection, identity management, and visibility. However, this has not always been the case.  Since the inception of the CASB market, cloud access security brokers have offered a variety of tools and undergone a number of evolutions. For organizations to ensure that they are adopting the correct solutions and adequately protecting their data, they must understand the past, present, and future of CASBs. 

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Is 2018 the End of the API-Only CASB?

By Rich Campagna  |  November 17, 2017 at 6:00 AM  | 

Screen Shot 2017-11-16 at 9.26.24 AM.pngThe CASB market has evolved considerably in its first few years of existence as enterprises have sought out how best to use these tools. Early adopter use cases in Shadow IT visibility provided a shocking “aha” moment for enterprises, but limited long term value. The rise of Office 365 and other major SaaS platforms cemented CASBs as a strategic aspect of enterprise security infrastructure – providing real-time data & threat protection.

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