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Bitglass: Deck the Cloud

By Sowmy Krishnakumar  |  December 30, 2019 at 5:00 AM  | 
Happy holidays from bitglass

With 2019 at its tail end, I can't help but reminisce on how eventful the year has been for the Bitglass family. We started the year by securing yet another round of funding to fuel our growth and went on to be featured as a leader in Gartner's 2019 Magic Quadrant for CASBs.


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The Four Pillars of CASB: Data Protection

By Will Houcheime  |  August 26, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
the 4 pillars of CASB

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  | 
Witness swearing on the bible telling the truth in the court room

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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