As areas of cloud computing, social media, e-commerce, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) are being explored and developed, the potential growth for leading tech organizations remains strong.
Krebs On Security recently broke the news that First American, a major financial services corporation, had about 885 million real estate documents exposed on its website, with records dating back to 2003. First American is one of the largest providers of real estate title insurance, and these documents contained sensitive information such as Social Security numbers as well as financial data belonging to individuals and small businesses.
Financial institutions handle a great deal of sensitive data and are highly conscientious of where they store and process it. Nevertheless, they are aware of the many benefits that they can gain by using cloud applications. In order to embrace the cloud’s myriad advantages without compromising the security of their data, financial institutions have been turning to cloud access security brokers (CASBs). To find out why, check out our latest episode of Glass Class.