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7 Steps to Securing Your Remote Work Lifecycle in the Cloud

Published: 03/27/2020

By Martin Johnson, VP Marketing at PolyrizeCurrent global events and government mandates are forcing many organizations that have not, to date, encouraged remote work to suddenly allow their employees en masse to make a quick, often chaotic scramble for the exit and into the safety of their own h...

The Right Questions to Ask Your Vendors in Times of Large-Scale Remote Working

Published: 03/26/2020

By Elad Shapira, Head of Security, PanoraysIn the wake of coronavirus, companies are now applying immediate work-from-home policies. This sudden and massive change poses a set of new cybersecurity risks and is forcing security teams to take immediate action.One of these cybersecurity risks emanat...

Cloud Security for Newly Distributed Engineering Teams

Published: 03/23/2020

By the Fugue Team in collaboration with Dave Williams, cloud architect at New Light Technologies.Employers across the U.S. and around the world are rapidly shifting to a mandatory work-from-home (WFH) arrangement to help slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Even for organizations alread...

Continuous Auditing and Continuous Certification

Published: 03/20/2020

By Alain Pannetrat, Senior Researcher at Cloud Security Alliance and Founder of Omzlo.comFor some cloud customers in sensitive or highly-regulated industries, such as banking or healthcare, “traditional” annual or bi-annual audits do not provide enough assurance to move to the cloud. To address t...

Securely Work From Home With CASB

Published: 03/19/2020

By Neeraj Nayak, Senior Manager, Product Marketing at CipherCloudThe world is witnessing an unseen and unprecedented trend in the past few weeks. While advanced persistent threats have caused an upward trend in data breaches and cybercrime, the introduction of a certain other virus has led multin...

New Threat Intelligence Report Reveals the Rise of Emotet

Published: 03/16/2020

By Renatta Siewert, Senior Security Writer at MimecastThe Mimecast Threat Center launched the Threat Intelligence Report: RSA Conference Edition on February 25th, finding a 145% increase in attack campaigns across the globe from October to December. Researchers believe the increase can be attribu...

California Consumer Privacy Act – 10 Things You Should Know

Published: 03/12/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, Data & Privacy Expert, DataMinding.comThis blog originally appeared on Francoise Gilbert's blog here, read more updates around privacy by going to here website DataMinding.com.Based on personal observation and press reports, it is clear that only a small percentage of bu...

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Temporary Price Reduction in Online Educational Programs

Published: 03/09/2020

Effective immediately, Cloud Security Alliance is instituting a $100 USD price reduction on each of its online education courses available through the CSA Knowledge Center. This price reduction will be in effect through April 30, 2020. Given the current situation with the COVID-19 Coronavirus di...

RSA Conference 2020: Focusing on Human-Centric Security

Published: 03/06/2020

By Salah Nassar, VP of Marketing at CipherCloudWithout a doubt, the top focus at the RSA Conference 2020 was human/people-centric security. This year’s conference messaging focused on the Human Element – which makes perfect sense. We are in a time of cloud mobile digital transformation, in which ...

CSA Summit at RSA 2020 - Recap Part 2

Published: 03/03/2020

By Frank Guanco, Research Program Manager, CSARead part two of the CSA Summit at RSA recap. In this post we’ll be exploring the big ideas and takeaways from the afternoon sessions. Several main questions and ideas our afternoon speakers addressed were:How are enterprises supposed to prepare for i...

CSA Summit at RSA 2020 - Recap Part 1

Published: 03/02/2020

By Frank Guanco, Research Program Manager, CSACSA was excited to welcome a diverse group of speakers to discuss cloud security and privacy during this year’s CSA Summit at RSA Conference 2020. We heard from Glenn Gerstell, Alex Stamos, Phil Venables, Dan Geer and many others. Our speakers address...

​Get a grip on data in Box and beyond - for compliance sake.

Published: 02/27/2020

By: Salah Nassar, Vice President of Marketing, CipherCloudHow it all startedWe all love Box. Box makes cloud collaboration better and is a key business consideration for organizations to begin their journey into cloud adoption on the ever-expanding digital transformation initiatives. In fact, man...

How CSA is Working to Address Privacy

Published: 02/25/2020

By John DiMaria, Assurance Investigatory Fellow, CSAThe European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published an infographic on compliance and enforcement of the GDPR from May 2018 to January 2019. It shows that 95,180 complaints have been made to EU national data protection authorities by individuals ...

The Knowledge Gap, Risk of the Unknown & the Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge

Published: 02/24/2020

By Daniele Catteddu, Chief Technology Officer, CSAI have a business admin academic background and so I have always approached cybersecurity risk management using those lenses. The more I have looked at the issues in cybersecurity, the more I am convinced that if you want to manage your risk, you ...

Using Open Policy Agent (OPA) to Develop Policy as Code for Cloud Infrastructure

Published: 02/21/2020

By Becki Lee, Senior Technical writer at Fugue, Inc Originally published as: Interactively Debugging the Rego Policy Language with Frego Policy as code is an effective way to uniformly define, maintain, and enforce security and compliance standards in the cloud. Treating policy like code means ...

Proposed Principles for Artificial Intelligence Published by the White House

Published: 02/19/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, Data & Privacy Expert, DataMinding.comThis blog originally appeared on Francoise Gilbert's blog here, read more updates around privacy by going to here website DataMinding.com.A draft memorandum outlining a proposed Guidance on Regulation of Artificial Intelligence Appli...

Cloud Security Challenges in 2020

Published: 02/18/2020

By Ashwin Chaudhary, Chief Executive Officer, Accedere Inc.The worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to total $266.4 billion, up from $227.8 billion in 2019 according to Gartner. As the cloud continues to be more and more heavily adopted, it’s important to be awa...

Using SOC Reports for Cloud Security and Privacy

Published: 02/10/2020

By Ashwin Chaudhary, Chief Executive Officer, Accedere Inc Data security and privacy are increasingly challenging in today’s cloud-based environments. Many organizations are storing a significant amount of data in distributed and hybrid cloud and even unmanaged environments, increasing challenge...

CCPA – Introduction, Applicability and Recommendations

Published: 02/06/2020

By Neeraj Nayak, Senior Manager at Cipher Cloud.What is the CCPA and what is its applicability to businesses?The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018 is a broadly applicable and wide-ranging privacy law that will come into effect on January 1, 2020. The CCPA applies to any business that...

Securing data and maintaining compliance in ServiceNow

Published: 01/27/2020

By Neeraj Nayak, Senior Manager, CipherCloud2019 was one of the worst and shocking years in cybersecurity. Worst because of the scale of data exposure - 5183 breaches, exposing 7.9 billion records in just the first nine months of 2019 [1]. Shocking because of the post-mortem reports - most of the...

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