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Appeasing the Oasis of Unknown: Shadow IT Discovery

By Samantha Nguyen  |  October 15, 2019 at 5:00 AM  | 
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In a sea of millions of apps, which one is the biggest fish to fry? Firewall and proxy logs catch the traffic of users, but identifying what needs attention in such comprehensive logs can be overwhelming. Shadow IT discovery offers the ability to narrow down the search to apps that should be more closely monitored and controlled.


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Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity, Cloud Apps, and Cloud Security

By Ben Rice  |  September 16, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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What you see in the title is what we covered in our latest webinar, but what part of it is really important? All of it? Some? Or is it all just marketing blather that can be ignored? The truth lies in the middle – we are all adopting more cloud in our personal lives, whether we like it or not. Every time we buy from Amazon, we give it data about us and we support their business model, which is distinctly cloudy. Same for us as businesses – when we buy services from AWS we support the continued growth of cloud. The takeaway here is that most, if not all of our data will soon be stored off premises.


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An Old Dog With New Tricks

By Edward Lopez  |  September 11, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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I’ve been in cybersecurity for over two decades, mostly with major vendors on the selling/marketing/building/evangelizing side. I was a VP at one major firewall vendor, a consultant to new startups and a network/security architect at a major US ISP.  Along the way, I’ve even garnered six patents on scaling cybersecurity and co-authored an RFC. To say I’m an old dog in this business would be an understatement.


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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Google Issues Warning For 2 Billion Users

By Juan Lugo  |  September 5, 2019 at 4:57 AM  | 
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Here are the top stories of recent weeks:  

  • Google Issues Warning For 2 Billion Users
  • 33,000 Patients Medical Records Affected by AMCA Data Breach
  • The Presbyterian Healthcare System Breached Via Phishing Scam – Affecting 183K Patients’ Data
  • Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories, Yet Another Victim in The AMCA Data Breach, Alerts 114,000 Affected Customers
  • Hostinger Under Investigation Due to a Data Breach That May Affect 14 Million Customers

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