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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Telehealth Startup Based in the United Kingdom Affected by Data Leak

By Juan Lugo  |  June 23, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Here are the top stories of recent weeks:

  • AI Chatbot Startup Based in the United Kingdom Facing Backlash After Data Leak
  • Nintendo Breach Shuts Down Portal and Affects Over 300k Accounts
  • Ransomware Threat Actors Auctioning Victim Data on the Dark Web
  • Recent Data Breach Affects National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak
  • Malicious Self-Destructing Skimmer Steals Payment Card Information
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Guardians of the Cloud: The Latest Security Findings

By Juan Lugo  |  July 17, 2019 at 4:55 AM  | 
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With the emergence of cloud adoption and BYOD in the workplace, companies are experiencing an overwhelming amount of data breaches. This is largely because they are not taking the appropriate steps to secure data in the cloud. As such, Bitglass conducted a survey with IT professionals from a leading cybersecurity community in order to uncover the state of security within organizations today.

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Ensuring Data Security in Slack

By Sophia Zheng  |  July 2, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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Slack is becoming one of the most popular workplace collaboration tools, making the security of the data on the application absolutely vital for the companies that utilize it. Every day, Slack users send countless messages and files to each other, and many companies lack the resources to constantly monitor those exchanges. With Slack’s private channels and direct messaging capabilities, IT admins may not even have visibility over what information is being shared – this poses great risk for the security of the data. Employees are able to share files with each other that could include personally identifiable information (PII), internal plans or documentation, or other sensitive data over which companies should have full visibility and control. 

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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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