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SmartEdge is a Key Enabler for a Modern Remote Workforce

By Jonathan Andresen  |  July 6, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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To fully protect enterprise data, security teams have to balance two principle security threats: those coming from inside the organization, such as employees managing sensitive data, and those originating from malicious external sources.

Data loss prevention (DLP) capabilities within a broader CASB (cloud access security broker) solution have emerged as the most effective platform to prevent legitimate remote users from accidentally or maliciously sharing business data that could put an organization at risk.  Providing visibility into all types of cloud-based applications (SaaS, IaaS and PaaS) running across all types of devices – managed and unmanaged – is a pre-requisite for securing business data against insider threats. Add-in real-time access control, as well as threat protection for managed apps, and IT has the full toolset needed to fast track cloud adoption while de-risking breaches caused by internal users.

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Enhancing Speed and User Experience with Bitglass SASE

By Kevin Sheu  |  July 2, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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In an environment where the surge in remote workers makes the discussion on security solution performance more pronounced, we’ve recently observed a wave of security teams approach us with a natural question: "When we proxy traffic with other tools, we see latency. Will your platform introduce latency into our experience?" 

In short, no. In fact, your user experience improves.

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Pushing Web Security to the Edge is Common Sense

By Jonathan Andresen  |  June 29, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Not many people would argue with Thomas Edison's quote, “The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.” If anything, it’s the last point – common sense – that’s been a virtue of the IT and software industry for decades, while the first two are table stakes. In today’s hyper-connected world, common sense has provided the rationale for transitioning to a digital and more remote-friendly workplace. The business benefits of going digital and remote are obvious – greater productivity, lower capital, and operating costs, as well as new more efficient business workflows and use cases.

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Cost-Effective Cloud Security for the Modern Enterprise: Part 1

By Juan Lugo  |  June 25, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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The acceleration of cloud adoption has been mirrored by the rise of bring your own device (BYOD). In recent months, these have both enabled the accelerated rise of the remote workforce. When it comes to securing these modern phenomena, enterprises must remain cautious of disjointed solutions, as a disconnected approach to security may hinder a firm’s ability to adapt swiftly in a highly remote and dynamic business environment.

Moreover, the time and money associated with IT personnel managing disjointed, disparate security tools could be more effectively used elsewhere. Below are the key components of Bitglass’ product suite that provide comprehensive protections and, through consolidated ease of management, save time and money.

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