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CSPM for AWS: Monitoring Misconfigurations in IaaS

By Sophia Zheng  |  February 21, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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A common scenario we’re seeing today is companies moving their data off-premises and developing custom applications in infrastructure-as-a-service platforms (IaaS), such as Amazon Web Services (AWS.) Opting to use AWS is cheaper and more scalable than the traditional way of doing things, but the burden of securing data stored in AWS still falls on the customer. This is why cloud security posture management (CSPM) tools are becoming a necessary part of data security strategies for enterprises in every industry.

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Bitglass and the Rise of Cloud Security Posture Management

By Sophia Zheng  |  November 26, 2018 at 4:35 AM  | 

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As companies begin moving data from on-premises solutions to the cloud, the need to protect sensitive information and prevent data breaches becomes increasingly important. On top of this, many companies must also adhere to certain compliance frameworks, such as the CIS Benchmark, HIPAA, and PCI DSS. While meeting these challenges can be highly difficult if the proper tools are not in place, Bitglass makes the journey to cybersecurity and regulatory compliance pain free.

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Cloud Security Trailing Cloud App Adoption in 2018

By Jacob Serpa  |  May 30, 2018 at 5:00 AM  | 

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In recent years, the cloud has attracted countless organizations with its promises of increased productivity, improved collaboration, and decreased IT overhead. As more and more companies migrate, more and more cloud-based tools arise.

In its fourth cloud adoption report, Bitglass reveals the state of cloud in 2018. Unsurprisingly, organizations are adopting more cloud-based solutions than ever before. However, their use of key cloud security tools is lacking. Read on to learn more.

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Verizon Breach: How CASB Encryption Can Protect Your Data

By Chantelle Patel  |  July 17, 2017 at 2:40 PM  | 

clem-onojeghuo-181555.jpgAs has been widely reported, Verizon is the latest enterprise to be hit with a large-scale data breach. Over 14 million customer records were left exposed due to a misconfiguration in Verizon’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) instance. Among the leaked information were logs containing customer names, cell phone numbers, and account PINs. Had this data fallen into the hands of hackers, even the most security conscious users – those with two-step authentication enabled – could have been bypassed, allowing hackers to hijack a customer's account and phone number.

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