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Appeasing the Oasis of Unknown: Shadow IT Discovery

By Samantha Nguyen  |  October 15, 2019 at 5:00 AM  | 
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In a sea of millions of apps, which one is the biggest fish to fry? Firewall and proxy logs catch the traffic of users, but identifying what needs attention in such comprehensive logs can be overwhelming. Shadow IT discovery offers the ability to narrow down the search to apps that should be more closely monitored and controlled.

 

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Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity, Cloud Apps, and Cloud Security

By Ben Rice  |  September 16, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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What you see in the title is what we covered in our latest webinar, but what part of it is really important? All of it? Some? Or is it all just marketing blather that can be ignored? The truth lies in the middle – we are all adopting more cloud in our personal lives, whether we like it or not. Every time we buy from Amazon, we give it data about us and we support their business model, which is distinctly cloudy. Same for us as businesses – when we buy services from AWS we support the continued growth of cloud. The takeaway here is that most, if not all of our data will soon be stored off premises.

 

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An Old Dog With New Tricks

By Edward Lopez  |  September 11, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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I’ve been in cybersecurity for over two decades, mostly with major vendors on the selling/marketing/building/evangelizing side. I was a VP at one major firewall vendor, a consultant to new startups and a network/security architect at a major US ISP.  Along the way, I’ve even garnered six patents on scaling cybersecurity and co-authored an RFC. To say I’m an old dog in this business would be an understatement.

 

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The Black Hat Experience with Bitglass

By Molly Hickman-Smith  |  August 19, 2019 at 4:57 AM  | 
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Following a six-day Vegas experience, I thought it would be interesting to reflect on all the insight and knowledge gained from almost a week of eating, sleeping, and breathing cloud security. As one of the youngest Black Hat 2019 attendees, my point of view was quite unbiased and unsuspecting as I had never attended a security event before – let alone one of the biggest events in the country.

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