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Are Your Sync Clients Really Safe?

By Chantelle Patel  |  June 14, 2017 at 2:27 PM  | 

sabri-tuzcu-182689.jpgBox introduced their new client sync app today called Box Drive. The desktop app will allow enterprise users to access all Box files directly from the desktop, saving time and money. While apps like Box Drive make accessing data easier, they introduce a major means of data leakage if not properly secured. Enterprises using these apps have few means of controlling which users and devices are able to access data. Unmanaged device access in particular poses a major threat to the organization.

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Hackers Are Home For the Holidays

By Kevin Gee  |  December 13, 2016 at 6:10 PM  | 

shutterstock_520279837.jpgWith the holiday season already in full swing, people all across the world are sharing their personal and financial information with hundreds of retailers as they scramble to purchase gifts for family and friends. This makes it a perfect time to remember the countless company breaches over the past few holiday seasons and reflect on how enterprises can better protect Payment Card Industry data (PCI). Your employees and customers have enough to worry about without the additional concern that a breach may lead to information being exposed to malicious parties.  

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Where does Salesforce platform encryption fall short?

By Mike Schuricht  |  November 18, 2016 at 11:56 AM  | 

shutterstock_262316411.jpgSalesforce Shield (Salesforce’s platform encryption product) has now been on the market for about a year and a half. The goal is to encrypt data at rest in Salesforce with a bring your own key (BYOK) approach which was introduced in July. The solution sounds great, but doesn’t deliver on the main reasons you would want to encrypt cloud data in the first place.

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what's so special about a CASB: part three

By Kevin Gee  |  November 7, 2016 at 9:33 AM  | 

In-Line, Encryption, Identity Management. Oh My!

DeathtoStock_Creative Community5.jpgIn Part 1 of this series, we explored how cloud security has evolved to encompass cloud apps and unmanaged device access. In Part 2, we learned how Bitglass is the only Cloud Access Security Broker that can provide total data protection in-line and in real-time end-to-end (from the cloud application to any device). So what features does Bitglass provide? How do we actually protect data in the cloud?

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