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Why IaaS Security Should be a Priority

By Jonathan Andresen  |  July 27, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Why are CIOs and IT organizations prioritizing investment in cloud infrastructure? The answer is simple: to better support virtual workforces, supply chains, and partners. Getting the most value out of legacy systems typically involves integrating them with cloud infrastructure and apps. As a result, cloud infrastructure in IaaS is projected to see an end-user spending increase of 38.5% this year alone – growing to $223B in 2025, making it one of the fastest growing cloud services according to Gartner. Popular infrastructure services include Amazon’s Elastic Compute (EC2), the Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure.

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Will New Executive Order on Cybersecurity Fast Track Zero Trust?

By Jonathan Andresen  |  June 8, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 

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On May 12, US President Biden issued a landmark executive order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity that signals the need for governments and enterprises alike to boost their cyber defenses around the principles of zero trust in their fight against cybercrime. In the wake of recent high-profile attacks such as the Colonial Pipeline incident and the SolarWinds breach, this expansive initiative lays the foundation for new cybersecurity best practices, increased communication between federal and private sectors, and new standards around cybersecurity incident handling.

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Malware in the Cloud: Odds Are You’re Infected

By Nate Springer  |  May 4, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 


SaaS and BYOD Malware or ATPMalware attacks increased by 358% in 2020, while ransomware attacks, in particular, increased by 435%. Additionally, malware is targeting cloud apps more than ever before, and, at any given moment, 44% of organizations have malware in at least one of their cloud apps. These are all numbers that should give everyone pause. What are you doing to protect your SaaS from malware? It’s critically important, because the odds are that you’re already infected. 

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Learn What Your Peers Are Thinking in Bitglass’ 2021 Remote Work Security Report

By Jeff Birnbaum  |  March 30, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Today we released our 2021 Remote Workforce Security Report. We surveyed 287 IT and security professionals to understand how remote work has transformed the state of security operations over the last year. 

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