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Glass Class: Mitigating Risk before Shadow IT

By Will Houcheime  |  June 5, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 


In today’s cloud-first world, employees are sometimes trusted to manage their own projects, giving them freedom to work with the tools of their choosing to complete their tasks. Occasionally, these tools are cloud applications that organizations are not made aware of, making them a security risk that can expose sensitive data. Consequently, organizations have been leveraging a tool called shadow IT discovery. In this way, companies gain insight into what employees are using and how risky these unsanctioned applications truly are.

Shadow IT discovery is important; however, it shouldn’t be the first step to securing your data in the cloud. In our latest Glass Class, we talk about steps that you should prioritize before investigating the unmanaged applications used in your organization. Want to find out more? Watch the latest episode of Glass Class below.

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Bitglass Security Spotlight: G Suite User Passwords Stored in Plaintext

By Will Houcheime  |  May 29, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:  

  • G Suite User Passwords Stored in Plaintext Since 2005
  • Contact Data of Millions of Instagram Influencers Exposed
  • Rogue Iframe Phishing Used to Steal Payment Card Information
  • London Commuters to be Tracked Through the Use of Wi-Fi Hotspots
  • Thousands of Tp-Link Routers at Risk of Hijack
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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Google Apps Security

By Rich Campagna  |  April 11, 2014 at 7:30 AM  | 

343077-google-logoCloud security continues to be a hot topic, with no signs of slowing down, and a lot of enterprises still don't know what to do to solve these issues.

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