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Orbitz: Why You Can't Secure Data in the Dark

By Jacob Serpa  |  March 22, 2018 at 4:29 AM  | 

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On March 1, 2018, Orbitz discovered that a malicious party may have stolen information from one of its legacy platforms. The compromised platform housed Orbitz customer information such as mailing addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and full names, as well as details about nearly 900,000 payment cards. 

This breach highlights the struggle that many companies face on a day-to-day basis. 

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You Are the Weakest Link – Goodbye

By Jacob Serpa  |  February 26, 2018 at 5:24 AM  | 

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Security in the cloud is a top concern for the modern enterprise. Fortunately, provided that organizations do their due diligence when evaluating security tools, storing data in the cloud can be even more secure than storing data on premises. However, this does require deploying a variety of solutions for securing data at rest, securing data at access, securing mobile and unmanaged devices, defending against malware, detecting unsanctioned cloud apps (shadow IT), and more. Amidst this rampant adoption of security tools, organizations often forget to bolster the weakest link in their security chain, their users.

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Zero-Day in the Cloud – Say It Ain't So

By Steve Armstrong  |  February 21, 2018 at 4:50 AM  | 

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Zero-day vulnerabilities are computer or software security gaps that are unknown to the public – particularly to parties who would like to close said gaps, like the vendors of vulnerable software. 

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CASBs and Education's Flight to the Cloud

By Jacob Serpa  |  February 16, 2018 at 5:03 AM  | 

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Cloud is becoming an integral part of modern organizations seeking productivity and flexibility. For higher education, cloud enables online course creation, dynamic collaboration on research documents, and more. As many cloud services like G Suite are discounted or given to educational institutions for free, adoption is made even simpler. However, across the multiple use cases in education, comprehensive security solutions must be used to protect data wherever it goes. The vertical as a whole needs real-time protection on any app, any device, anywhere.

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