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Why IaaS Security Should be a Priority

By Jonathan Andresen  |  July 27, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Why are CIOs and IT organizations prioritizing investment in cloud infrastructure? The answer is simple: to better support virtual workforces, supply chains, and partners. Getting the most value out of legacy systems typically involves integrating them with cloud infrastructure and apps. As a result, cloud infrastructure in IaaS is projected to see an end-user spending increase of 38.5% this year alone – growing to $223B in 2025, making it one of the fastest growing cloud services according to Gartner. Popular infrastructure services include Amazon’s Elastic Compute (EC2), the Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure.

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Hairpinning: The Bottleneck in Most Secure Web Gateway Architectures

By Jeff Birnbaum  |  July 13, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Secure Web Gateways (SWGs), software for controlling access to websites and SaaS not managed by corporate IT, have evolved from hardware appliances installed on premises, to software running on end user devices with varying degrees of interaction with the security provider’s hosted infrastructure. But the details on how the software interacts with the security provider’s infrastructure makes all of the difference with respect to performance, security, and ease of management. The Bitglass SmartEdge SWG architecture uniquely addresses these concerns in several ways.

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The Future of Work is Hybrid – Is Your Security Ready?

By Jonathan Andresen  |  June 29, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 

The Future of Work is Hybrid  – Is Your Security Ready

It wasn’t that long ago that most of us used to work in an office. Fifteen months into the global COVID pandemic it’s now certain that the future will not be a full return to the office or a continuation of the present remote working experience – it will be both.

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Now is the Time To Rethink Your BYOD Security Strategy: Q&A with Cybersecurity Insiders Founder, Holger Schulze

By Woodrow Mosqueda  |  June 29, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 

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As more companies embrace the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement to accommodate a rapidly evolving workforce, one question comes to mind: How are IT and security leaders handling this sudden wave of unmanaged devices that are now under their watch?

To find the answer and to get an accurate state of today’s BYOD security efforts within enterprises, Bitglass teamed up with leading industry research firm, Cybersecurity Insiders. We polled hundreds of cybersecurity professionals across industries to better understand how COVID-19’s resulting surge of remote work has affected security and privacy risks introduced by personal mobile devices being connected to corporate networks and resources.

The results were both surprising and enlightening. 

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