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The Bitglass SASE Triangle: SWG for Securing Web Traffic

By Will Houcheime  |  September 10, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 

In today’s modern workforce, the enterprise attack surface is larger than ever before; with cloud apps, personal devices, on-premises resources, web destinations, and more. As a result, organizations are in need of a context-aware solution that can enforce policies wherever data goes. Fortunately, Bitglass’ secure access service edge (SASE) offering provides organizations with just that. Now that we’ve covered security for managed SaaS and IaaS in the first part of this series, we’ll move on to the next vital piece of the SASE triangle: our SmartEdge Secure Web Gateway (SWG), which secures the web and shadow IT. 

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The Bitglass SASE Triangle: CASB for Managed Apps

By Will Houcheime  |  August 19, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 

As organizations continue to migrate to the cloud and enable remote work and BYOD, the complexity of keeping sensitive data secured continues to grow. Enterprises that fail to adapt to the modern business world when it comes to security are likely to fall prey to data breaches and experience a host of other problems. To prevent this, organizations must have total threat protection and governance over corporate data as employees access it from remote locations and even personal devices. By leveraging Bitglass’ secure access service edge (SASE) offering (which is a combination of CASB, SWG, and ZTNA), organizations can secure managed applications, web traffic, and on-premises resources. 

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A Vantage Point to See Threats Before Impact

By Kevin Sheu  |  August 12, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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We recently observed another near-compromise / near-breach event.

At a time when the focus has been on adversaries that develop increasingly complex and sophisticated attacks, tried and true techniques such as compromised credentials continue to be amongst the most potent weapons. According to Verizon’s annual DBIR Report, 80 percent of confirmed data breaches involved weak, default or stolen passwords; or brute force credential compromises.

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Security Architecture podcast and the Bitglass SASE

By Will Houcheime  |  July 22, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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With the rapid growth of the remote workforce, organizations are in need of a comprehensive security platform that offers a plethora of capabilities for securing today’s business environment. Recently, on Security Architecture, a podcast that covers best security practices, Bitglass' VP of Product Management, Mike Schuricht, discussed the topic of secure access service edge (SASE), outbound browsing, and how they work.

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