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Next-Gen CASB Blog

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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Securing the Enterprise for Five Years – Happy Birthday, Bitglass!

By Anurag Kahol  |  January 8, 2018 at 4:33 AM  | 

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As of January 3, 2017, Bitglass is officially five years old! The occasion has led us to reminisce on the last half of a decade. We are incredibly proud of where we've been and are very excited to secure your data for years to come.

When we first embarked on this journey, the term CASB (cloud access security broker) didn't mean anything. However, we saw the power of the cloud, recognized what a force it would become in the enterprise, and understood that data would need to be protected in new ways in the era of the cloud.

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Bitglass Rising: 2017 and Beyond

By Dean Hickman-Smith  |  December 14, 2017 at 5:13 AM  | 

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Over the last year, Bitglass has grown tremendously. We’ve traveled hundreds of thousands of miles to speak with cloud security thought leaders, interviewed hundreds of people, and recruited outstanding professionals to open operations in Europe, Asia, Australia, and Latin America - not to mention our expanding US team. We’ve signed and enabled sixty-eight channel partners and launched major initiatives with Singtel, Optus, Cylance, and Boldon James. Soon we will be adding another significant ecosystem partner that will give us access to over 400 additional sellers.

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Cloud Access Security Brokers: Past, Present, and Future

By Jacob Serpa  |  December 6, 2017 at 6:03 AM  | 

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Leading cloud access security brokers (CASBs) currently provide data protection, threat protection, identity management, and visibility. However, this has not always been the case.  Since the inception of the CASB market, cloud access security brokers have offered a variety of tools and undergone a number of evolutions. For organizations to ensure that they are adopting the correct solutions and adequately protecting their data, they must understand the past, present, and future of CASBs. 

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