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Securing Marketo

By Will Houcheime  |  March 27, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 

Today, companies use a wide variety of applications throughout their operations; many of these are adopted by specific departments or job functions. Marketo, a predominantly marketing-focused app, is used to send prospects emails, prioritize leads, create landing pages, and much more. Consequently, personal information is regularly uploaded and downloaded to and from the application. How should an organization secure this sensitive data? Find out in this episode of Glass Class.

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SaaS Apps And the Need for Specialized Security

By Paul Sullivan  |  December 19, 2018 at 4:54 AM  | 
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Keeping cloud services running is a complex, multi-faceted endeavor for cloud service providers. They need to juggle adding new features, keeping their customers’ sensitive data secure, and having high uptime for their services – there is virtually no room for error. Microsoft learned about the need for high uptime a few weeks ago when they suffered a four-hour outage for users with multi-factor authentication enabled on their Azure and Office 365 services.

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People-Centric SaaS Security

By Rich Campagna  |  October 24, 2013 at 8:00 AM  | 

BusinessPeopleUsingDevicesGartner has recently published a couple of pieces of research that cover a topic that they call, “People-centric security”  (Gartner, Consider a People-Centric Security Strategy, Tom Scholtz, 07 Mar2013). According to Gartner, people-centric security “is an approach that places more personal responsibility for protecting information resources on the shoulders of individual employees in return for reducing or eliminating restrictive, preventative controls.” As you adopt cloud applications and start thinking about Salesforce.com security or Google Docs security, as examples, this approach becomes even more important. 

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SaaS Security Doesn't Stop at the Cloud Infrastructure

By Rich Campagna  |  October 10, 2013 at 8:00 AM  | 

There seems to be a lot of focus these days on protecting enterprise data “at rest” in SaaS applications, and rightly so - revelations like the recent NSA/Snowden news have renewed interest in the overall security and control of data stored in third party infrastructure.  The fact that a third party (regardless of who they are) can access sensitive corporate data freely and without notification to the enterprise will continue to be a hotly debated topic for many months to come, and Bitglass is certainly doing what it can to help enterprises solve this problem.

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