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The Rise of Insider Threats in Verizon’s DBIR

By Jacob Serpa  |  January 9, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Each year, Verizon releases its Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR). These reports evaluate the state of security each year, providing detailed statistics around leading vulnerabilities, which industries face the most breaches, and much more. In 2019’s report, there were interesting insights about insider threats.

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A Perfect Intermediary: APIs

By Samantha Nguyen  |  November 13, 2019 at 5:00 AM  | 
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API? Application Programming Interface? More like A Perfect Intermediary for your data at rest. All jokes aside, using integrations with APIs to combat the potential risks from data at rest can broaden the security scope your organization has.

 

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Securing Data Beyond The Corporate Walls

By Juan Lugo  |  October 30, 2019 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Despite the massive international push for cloud adoption, a distressing number of corporations have not deployed the proper means to securing critical data. Traditional firewalls may have sufficed in the traditional on-prem setting, but with businesses adopting BYOD (bring your own device) for on-premises use and the emerging trend of telecommuting for employees that work remotely, the need for a borderless solution has become increasingly vital. This day in age, enterprises that solely rely on traditional firewall solutions are waging a bet and the odds are stacked against them. The consequence of relying on archaic security systems range from IT oversight limitations and massive data leaks.

 

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The Four Pillars of CASB: Visibility

By Juan Lugo  |  October 23, 2019 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Due to the potential for data leakage in the cloud, the use of CASBs (cloud access security brokers) is needed in order to maintain visibility over data that has gone beyond the reach of on-premises tools. Bitglass enables organizations to monitor cloud applications through one portal which offers complete oversight on all activities as well as thorough analytics.

 

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