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Bitglass Announces Expansion into Japan and Canada with New Offices and Strategic Hires

By Bitglass  |  Jul 23, 2019 5:00:00 AM  | 

Yasuyuki Shinmen to Lead Bitglass in Japan, and David Newall to Lead Bitglass in Canada

CAMPBELL, CA – July 22, 2019 – Bitglass, the Next-Gen CASB company, has just announced its expansion into two new markets with the opening of regional offices in Toronto, Canada as well as Tokyo, Japan. At the helm of the regional expansions are David Newall, Canada Country General Manager, and Yasuyuki Shinmen, Japan Country General Manager. 

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Bitglass 2019 Cloud Security Report: Only 20 Percent of Organizations Use Cloud Data Loss Prevention Despite Storing Sensitive Information in the Cloud

By Bitglass  |  Jul 17, 2019 5:00:00 AM  | 

67 Percent of Organizations Believe Cloud Apps Are as Secure or More Secure Than On-Premises Apps

CAMPBELL, CA – July 17, 2019 – Bitglass, the Next-Gen CASB company, has just released Guardians of the Cloud, its 2019 Cloud Security Report. As organizations migrate more of their data and operations to the cloud, they must maintain a robust cybersecurity posture. To uncover how well they are accomplishing this, Bitglass partnered with a leading cybersecurity community and surveyed IT professionals about cloud security in their organizations.

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Bitglass Strengthens Leadership Team with New Vice President of Worldwide Channels and Vice President of Worldwide Business Development

By Bitglass  |  May 20, 2019 5:00:00 AM  | 

Jon Peppler and Benjamin Rice to Lead Bitglass’ Channel and Technology Partner Programs

CAMPBELL, CA - May 20, 2019 - Bitglass, the Next-Gen CASB, today announced the appointments of Jon Peppler as Vice President of Worldwide Channels and Benjamin Rice as Vice President of Worldwide Business Development. Peppler joins the company from Menlo Security and brings over 20 years of channel experience gained while working at category leaders including Proofpoint and OpenText. Rice has held a variety of senior management positions at public companies such as Blue Coat Systems as well as startups like Egnyte and Ositis Software. At Bitglass, Peppler and Rice will be responsible for enhancing the company’s channel and technology partnerships, respectively.

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Bitglass Report: Publicly Traded Companies Suffering the Worst Data Breaches Averaged a 7.5 Percent Decrease in Stock Price

By Bitglass  |  May 15, 2019 5:00:00 AM  | 

Top Breaches from the Past Three Years Caused by External Cyberattacks that Used Phishing, Malware, Technical Vulnerabilities, or Other Tactics

CAMPBELL, CA - May 15, 2019Bitglass, the Next-Gen CASB company, released findings today from its latest report: Kings of the Monster Breaches. Bitglass researched the three largest data breaches of publicly traded companies from each of the last three years in order to uncover cybersecurity trends and demonstrate the extensive damage that can be done by improper security. Among the incidents detailed in the report are the Marriott breach of 2018, the Equifax breach of 2017 and the Yahoo! breach of 2016.

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Bitglass Study Reveals Companies Are Putting Their Data at Risk by Failing to Secure BYOD

By Bitglass  |  May 2, 2019 5:00:00 AM  | 

74 per cent of organisations allow BYOD but nearly half lack clear security policies and best practices

LONDON, UK - May 2, 2019 – Research from Bitglass, the Next-Gen CASB company, has revealed that organisations are enabling bring your own device (BYOD) without putting proper security tools, trainings, and best practices in place. Naturally, this is a significant threat to the safety of corporate information.

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Bitglass Closes Q1 2019 with Five Industry Award Recognitions

By Bitglass  |  Apr 22, 2019 5:00:00 AM  | 

Next-Gen CASB Honored in CRN Partner Program Guide, Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, SC Media Awards, and Database Trends and Applications’ Startups to Watch

CAMPBELL, CA - April 22, 2019 - Bitglass, the Next-Gen CASB company, announced today that it won multiple awards and honors in the first quarter of 2019. The recognition demonstrates Bitglass’ continued industry leadership as the driving force behind innovation in the CASB space.

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Cloud Security Leader Bitglass Secures $70 Million in Growth Capital

By Bitglass  |  Apr 8, 2019 5:00:00 AM  | 

Investment to Fuel Continued Innovation and Global Expansion

CAMPBELL, CA - April 8, 2019 - Bitglass, the cloud security leader delivering data and threat protection to enterprises worldwide, today announced $70 million in Series D funding from new investor Quadrille Capital and existing investors Future Fund, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Norwest and Singtel Innov8. This infusion of capital will enable Bitglass to continue its growth and leadership of the Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) market. 

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Bitglass 2019 Insider Threat Report: 41 Percent of Organizations Do Not Monitor User Behavior Across Their Cloud Footprints

By Bitglass  |  Apr 3, 2019 5:00:00 AM  | 

73 Percent of Survey Respondents Say Insider Attacks Are Becoming More Common

CAMPBELL, CA - April 3, 2019 - Bitglass, the Next-Gen CASB company, has just released Threatbusters, its 2019 Insider Threat Report. In partnership with a leading cybersecurity community, Bitglass surveyed IT professionals about insider threats, as well as what their organizations are doing to defend against them. 

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Bitglass 2019 Healthcare Breach Report: Hacking and IT Incidents Account for Nearly Half of All Healthcare Data Breaches

By Bitglass  |  Feb 25, 2019 5:00:00 AM  | 

Total Number of Records Exposed Reached 11.5 Million in 2018, More Than Twice That of 2017

CAMPBELL, CA - February 25, 2019 - Bitglass, the Next-Gen CASB company, has released its fifth annual Healthcare Breach Report. Each year, Bitglass analyzes data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ “Wall of Shame,” a database containing information about breaches of protected health information (PHI) that affected 500 or more individuals. In 2019’s report, the latest data is compared to that of previous years, revealing key trends and cybersecurity challenges facing the healthcare industry.  

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Bitglass Selected as a Best Cloud Computing Security Solution Finalist by SC Media

By Bitglass  |  Jan 15, 2019 5:00:00 AM  | 

CAMPBELL, CA - January 15, 2019 - Bitglass, the Next-Gen CASB company, announced today that it has been recognized as one of the seven Best Cloud Computing Security Solutions in the 2019 SC Awards. Finalists and winners are chosen by an expert panel of judges with extensive knowledge and experience in the cybersecurity industry. Bitglass was selected for its unique technologies as the Next-Gen Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB). The award’s overall winner will be announced at the SC Awards gala in San Francisco on March 5th.

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