Security "Bits"

What You Need to Know About Reverse Proxy

By Jacob Serpa  |  May 20, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Cloud access security brokers (CASBs) are the go-to solutions for securing the use of cloud-based tools. Whether it’s major software-as-a-service apps, niche or long-tail SaaS apps, custom apps built on IaaS platforms, or something else entirely, CASBs are used to protect data wherever it goes. However, not all CASBs are created equal. In this blog we will review the different CASB architectures and the importance of one deployment option in particular--reverse proxy. 

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Bitglass and CrowdStrike for Agentless ATP in the Cloud

By Staunton Sample  |  May 18, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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With an ever changing, and increasingly more perilous, threat landscape, real-time data protection has become an imperative. Malware, specifically, presents a unique hazard to SaaS data, as malicious programs rapidly change with both an increase in complexity and scope of attack surface. Traditional methods of prevention, sandboxing or signature-based detection, no longer serve as an effective means of protection. With this in mind, Bitglass, the leader in advanced threat protection,  has engaged in a best-of-breed partnership with Antivirus industry leader, CrowdStrike. 

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Securing Remote Work Part 3: Web Traffic, SWG, & a Smarter Digital Edge

By Jonathan Andresen  |  May 7, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Enterprises are embracing digital transformation and moving their applications and data to the cloud. This is accelerated by today’s expansion of the remote workforce. Despite the obvious benefits of embracing a modern cloud environment, many organizations still hang on to their legacy security practices – secure web gateways (SWG) are no exception.

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Don't Shoot the Messenger – Securing Communication Apps

By Will Houcheime  |  May 5, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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In today's world, workers use messaging applications to communicate more than ever, regardless of the industry they work under. With bring your own device (BYOD) at about 85% adoption, and with many people working remotely, messaging tools enable employees' productivity to be unbothered by this modern environment. In many cases, these mobile-enablement strategies increase productivity for employees, as they are able to complete projects on the go. However, if these unmanaged devices and applications that individuals use are not secured properly, this can be a major security risk for the enterprise. 

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