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Glass Class: Three Essential Requirements for Securing IaaS

By Will Houcheime  |  August 14, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 

 

In today's cloud-first world, organizations have been utilizing infrastructure as a service (IaaS) to better benefit their operations. Using tools like AWS, GCP, or Azure allows organizations to focus on business growth, as well as gain flexibility, scalability, and cost savings. While using IaaS does bring various advantages, it can also breed data leakage concerns. In our latest Glass Class, we expand on some key items that must be considered for data protection when adopting IaaS.

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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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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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Glass Class: Mitigating Risk before Shadow IT

By Will Houcheime  |  June 5, 2019 at 4:56 AM  | 

 

In today’s cloud-first world, employees are sometimes trusted to manage their own projects, giving them freedom to work with the tools of their choosing to complete their tasks. Occasionally, these tools are cloud applications that organizations are not made aware of, making them a security risk that can expose sensitive data. Consequently, organizations have been leveraging a tool called shadow IT discovery. In this way, companies gain insight into what employees are using and how risky these unsanctioned applications truly are.


Shadow IT discovery is important; however, it shouldn’t be the first step to securing your data in the cloud. In our latest Glass Class, we talk about steps that you should prioritize before investigating the unmanaged applications used in your organization. Want to find out more? Watch the latest episode of Glass Class below.

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