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The Four Pillars of CASB: Threat Protection

By Juan Lugo  |  September 9, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 

Threat protection, one of the four pillars that makes up Bitglass’s four quadrants, is integral for defense against malware. Bitglass’ CASB (cloud access security broker) can proactively defend against any threat, while other security tools have more of a reactive approach to malware detection and prevention. Oftentimes, months go by without organizations realizing that they have been infected with malware – rather than addressing the problem after the fact, it is best to prevent the attack in real time.


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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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Glass Class: Protecting Unmanaged Device Access to Cloud Apps

By Will Houcheime  |  August 28, 2019 at 4:57 AM  | 


With the rapid adoption of bring your own device (BYOD), companies are in need of a security solution that can secure any device outside of the corporate firewall. Some companies have turned to agent-based tools in order to secure unmanaged device access; however, they consistently find that such tools do not allow for a smooth deployment. There are virtually limitless personal devices that can be used to access data, and installing agents on all of them is incredibly challenging – particularly because of employee privacy concerns. In our latest Glass Class, we explain how companies can adopt BYOD and secure their sensitive data without the use of agents. 

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The Four Pillars of CASB: Data Protection

By Will Houcheime  |  August 26, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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In this blog series, we discuss the key capabilities of cloud access security brokers (CASBs), and why organizations are turning to them as they migrate to the cloud. One of the four pillars of CASBs is data protection, which focuses on securing all information going back and forth from any device and any application. IT departments have many security needs, and they often struggle without the correct tools. Organizations in various industries have found that the benefits of CASBs make the move to the cloud possible without compromising on security. 


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