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Next-Gen CASB Blog

The Four Pillars of CASB: Data Protection

By Will Houcheime  |  August 26, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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In this blog series, we discuss the key capabilities of cloud access security brokers (CASBs), and why organizations are turning to them as they migrate to the cloud. One of the four pillars of CASBs is data protection, which focuses on securing all information going back and forth from any device and any application. IT departments have many security needs, and they often struggle without the correct tools. Organizations in various industries have found that the benefits of CASBs make the move to the cloud possible without compromising on security. 

 

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Glass Class: The Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge

By Jacob Serpa  |  July 31, 2019 at 4:57 AM  | 

 

More and more organizations seeking enhanced employee productivity are deploying Slack every day. Slack is the premier messaging application in the modern enterprise, and is used for rapid communication and even file sharing. While the nature of this application does empower organizations and their users, it can also breed data leakage concerns. In the course of their day-to-day work, employees will upload massive amounts of sensitive data to this application. Naturally, this data must be secured. What is an organization to do? Find out in this episode of Glass Class.

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Can Private Attorneys Help Prevent Cybercrime?

By Ben Rice  |  July 22, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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The US government has attempted to legislate penalties for data breaches, both federally and by state, in hopes of creating incentives for companies and government agencies to better protect personally identifiable information (PII). See all 50 states and their data breach regulations here. As a result, there was a small adjustment in security strategies within the private sector; however, these changes were clearly not enough in light of the massive data breaches we read about in the news each week.

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Glass Class: Securing Patient Data in the Cloud

By Will Houcheime  |  June 19, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 

 

Organizations that operate within the healthcare industry have an immense responsibility to secure protected health information (PHI), personally identifiable information (PII), and other highly sensitive data. Additionally, the need for mobility in healthcare is critical because employees like doctors often have multiple affiliations, meaning that they access data remotely from personal devices as they travel from hospital to hospital. In our latest Glass Class, we introduce some security tools that allow healthcare organizations to utilize cloud applications in a bring your own device (BYOD) environment without compromising on data protection.

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