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Healthcare: A Cloud Security Investigation (CSI)

By Will Houcheime  |  January 23, 2019 at 4:54 AM  | 
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More and more, modern healthcare firms are turning to cloud-based tools and enabling mobile data access from personal devices, bringing them higher productivity and employee satisfaction rates. However, organizations that allow physicians to work from unmanaged endpoints have significant data leakage concerns when they fail to equip themselves with advanced security tools capable of delivering zero-day data and threat protection in cloud and BYOD environments. Fortunately, an agentless cloud access security broker (CASB) keeps data in the cloud completely safe, securely facilitates bring your own device (BYOD), and, consequently, enables HIPAA compliance.

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Education: A Cloud Security Investigation (CSI)

By Will Houcheime  |  January 21, 2019 at 4:54 AM  | 
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Cloud computing is now widely used in higher education. It has become an indispensable tool for both the institutions themselves and their students. This is mainly because cloud applications, such as such as G Suite and Microsoft Office 365, come with built-in sharing and collaboration functionality – they are designed for efficiency, teamwork, and flexibility. This, when combined with the fact that education institutions tend to receive massive discounts from cloud service providers, has led to a cloud adoption rate in education that surpasses that of every other industry. Naturally, this means that education institutions need to find a cloud security solution that can protect their data wherever it goes.

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Regulatory Compliance in the Cloud: What, Why, How

By Derek Sanchez  |  May 24, 2018 at 4:23 AM  | 

Organizations are moving to the cloud more and more every day. SaaS apps like Office 365 and IaaS offerings like AWS are becoming staples in the enterprise. While all organizations leveraging the cloud must secure their data in this new landscape, this is particularly true of those in regulated industries. Healthcare firms must secure protected health information (PHI), financial services firms need to protect personally identifiable information (PII), and organizations around the world need to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). To learn more about compliance, watch the Glass Class below. 

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Reaching HIPAA Compliance With Bitglass

By Jacob Serpa  |  September 13, 2017 at 5:30 AM  | 

ken-treloar-365804.jpgThe Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, is a U.S. law critical for healthcare organizations. The law aims to safeguard protected health information, or PHI, which is any data that uniquely identifies an individual. PHI can take the form of social security numbers, medical record numbers, license plate numbers, and more. It must be protected by virtually any entity that handles it in relation to healthcare.

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