API? Application Programming Interface? More like A Perfect Intermediary for your data at rest. All jokes aside, using integrations with APIs to combat the potential risks from data at rest can broaden the security scope your organization has.
Remember remember the Fifth of November, and your company’s need for a data defender.
The Bitglass Cloud Adoption report, which has been conducted multiple times in the past few years, illustrates the magnitude to which organizations are adopting cloud-based SaaS applications. This year’s analysis of over 138,000 companies gives us a look at how much cloud adoption has increased, and whether companies are equipping themselves with cloud security tools such as single sign-on (SSO).
Despite the massive international push for cloud adoption, a distressing number of corporations have not deployed the proper means to securing critical data. Traditional firewalls may have sufficed in the traditional on-prem setting, but with businesses adopting BYOD (bring your own device) for on-premises use and the emerging trend of telecommuting for employees that work remotely, the need for a borderless solution has become increasingly vital. This day in age, enterprises that solely rely on traditional firewall solutions are waging a bet and the odds are stacked against them. The consequence of relying on archaic security systems range from IT oversight limitations and massive data leaks.