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Betting Big on CASB: Bitglass at Evolve

By Bill Ng  |  May 22, 2019 at 4:57 AM  | 
BlogThe Bitglass team was in full force at Caesar’s Palace for Evolve 2019. As usual, our amazing partner Trace3, put on a world-class event which included over 1,000 attendees from a variety of industries. This annual conference provides an opportunity for customers and partners to learn, network, and evolve. Attendees had the chance to discover new ideas on a myriad of topics, ranging from cutting-edge technology, the importance of leadership, customer service, and more.

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Verizon’s 2019 DBIR Documents over 2,000 Breaches

By Ben Rice  |  May 20, 2019 at 4:57 AM  | 
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The 2019 Verizon Data Breach Incident Report (DBIR) has finally arrived. I haven't been this excited about 2019 since New Years Eve! In this blog, I will parse some of the more interesting conclusions from this year’s DBIR and talk about how this report provides guidance to its readers. You can think of this as a how-to for avoiding a similar fate as those who are detailed in the report – you don’t want to risk becoming a part of the DBIR statistics next year!

This year’s report disclosed 41,686 security incidents that were reported for 2018 – 2,013 of those were confirmed data breaches. That equates to 5.51 breaches per day!

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Monster-Sized Breaches Spell Disaster for the Enterprise

By Will Houcheime  |  May 15, 2019 at 4:58 AM  | 
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In the past few years, some major organizations have underestimated the importance of maintaining security over their data and infrastructure as they migrated to the cloud. This has led to many devastating breaches that have affected hundreds of millions of people around the world. Public corporations, private companies, and even government agencies have all been impacted by these attacks. For any organization that handles sensitive data like personally identifiable information (PII), protected health information (PHI), or payment card industry data (PCI), a strong security posture is not just a nice-to-have – it is an absolute necessity.  


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Bitglass Security Spotlight: 80 Million Personal Records Exposed

By Will Houcheime  |  May 13, 2019 at 4:53 AM  | 
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Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:  

  • 80 Million Personal Records Exposed
  • $40 million Worth of Bitcoin Stolen from Binance Exchange
  • Major Canadian Telecom Provider, Freedom Mobile, Experiences Security Breach
  • U.S Antivirus Companies Breached by Russian Hackers
  • ELECTRICFISH Malware used by North Korean Hackers to Breach Information
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