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Global Visibility into your SaaS Applications

By Shane Moore  |  July 15, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 
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The first time I saw this graphic I was stunned, and so was the customer! What you are looking at is a view of all the Microsoft Office 365 logins for a large US-based organization after Bitglass was configured as a SAML (security assertion markup language) relay to their identity provider (IDP). All of this organization’s operations are based in the US, so there is no reason that anyone should log in from another country. This tells us that unauthorized users around the world somehow gained access to compromised usernames and passwords and proceeded to use them to log in.

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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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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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