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Datawatch: Beware of Careless Insiders

By Jacob Serpa  |  August 16, 2017 at 12:36 PM  | 

samson-vowles-191386.jpgEvery day, employees around the world use the cloud to perform their jobs. With bring your own device (BYOD), workers are given dynamic data access to complete their work from unmanaged devices, remote locations, and unsafe WiFi. Due to the host of modern cloud applications, corporate information can be stored in more places and shared more widely than ever. Together, these trends of BYOD, remote data access, and widespread sharing put enterprise data in jeopardy.

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The Great CASB: Part Three

By Jacob Serpa  |  August 11, 2017 at 6:00 AM  | 

What You Need For Mobile Security

mia-baker-322592.jpgIn Part Two, we discussed the capabilities needed for the cloud security of organizations operating in the modern business world. While these features are necessary, they are not sufficient for complete cybersecurity. As companies continue to embrace BYOD, employees will be making greater use of their personal mobile devices for work purposes. Because of this, enterprises must have security solutions that encompass mobile measures, as well. Fortunately, cloud access security brokers (CASBs) provide a number of features that can secure mobility.

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The $650,649 iPhone Heist

By Rich Campagna  |  March 7, 2017 at 11:26 AM  | 


iphone-4s-elite-close2.jpegLast year, a stolen iPhone cost Catholic Healthcare Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia $650,649. Yes, a single iPhone. And no, it wasn't jewel encrusted or wrapped in a pure platinum case. It was a run of the mill iPhone that happened to contain the protected health information (PHI) of 412 nursing home residents. Unfortunately, the iPhone in question was neither encrypted, nor password protected.  The combination of PHI and lack of secure configuration meant a huge (and costly) HIPAA violation. 

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What's wrong with agents? Everything.

By Kevin Gee  |  January 31, 2017 at 4:50 PM  | 


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Above and below are just a small sample of some of the most recent and helpful reviews on two of the top Mobile Device Management (MDM) vendors in the market (go ahead and look up reviews on the iOS App Store or Google Play store). Why should employees have to suffer  just to be able to access their corporate email and get work done on their mobile devices? Either employees begrudgingly use the applications and are less efficient or they opt out altogether, disconnecting themselves from work and contact.

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