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Complementing Your CSPM with Runtime Cloud Workload Protection

Published: 10/07/2020

Written by IntezerThere are many solutions available for securing your cloud applications and workloads. Even after doing your due diligence and making an investment, it can take a long time to provide value. CISOs report Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) and other pre-runtie vulnerability...

Improving Data Security for SaaS Apps - 5 Key Questions every CISO needs to ask

Published: 10/06/2020

By Matt Hines, VP of Marketing at CipherCloud & Neeraj Nayak, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at CipherCloud Summary: The rapid uptake of game-changing SaaS applications has been transforming the way organizations do business long before COVD-19 emerged and the remote workforce exploded overn...

Diving Deeper: 4 Best Practices for Securing Enterprise Data in Office 365 (O365)

Published: 09/09/2020

By Matt Hines, VP of Marketing at CipherCloud & Ishani Sircar, Product Marketing Manager at CipherCloudSo, here we are, both as workers and employers. The COVID-19 environment hasn’t really changed much from a workforce perspective over the last six months, other than the fact that more of us...

Cloud Security Alliance’s CASB Survey Finds Nearly 70% House Their Most Sensitive Data in Microsoft SharePoint Online/OneDrive

Published: 08/25/2020

By Tim Choi, Director of Product Marketing for ProofpointCOVID-19 changed everything overnight. The traditional perimeter is gone and the things that were planned years in the future—like cloud migration—had to be fast tracked. Immediately.This sudden shift is the latest evidence that organizatio...

Five Step UEBA to Detect and Stop Insider Attacks

Published: 06/16/2020

By Ishani Sircar, Manager, Product Marketing at CipherCloudEvery year, more than 34% of businesses worldwide are affected by insider threats. (Source: Sisa Infosec)Despite various investments in security, most organizations are still susceptible to data breaches due to bad actors. The losses fro...

Detect and Track Threats Through UEBA and Incident Governance

Published: 06/02/2020

By Ishani Sircar, Product Marketing Manager at CipherCloudThe Rise of the Unmanaged DevicesMost organizations are predicting an increased remote workforce and adoption of SaaS apps in the coming years. Remote work environments have led to a rapid adoption of data sharing and collaboration apps, B...

Mobile-Connect Controls for Secure Remote Working

Published: 05/12/2020

By Neeraj Nayak, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, CipherCloudEndpoint security, today, has emerged as one of the biggest cybersecurity concerns in the industry. Due to the worldwide shift to remote workforce model, we are witnessing two major trends in the industry - (a) adoption of SaaS applicatio...

Why is Cloud DLP the most important technology for SaaS apps?

Published: 05/07/2020

By Neeraj Nayak, Sr. Manager, Product Marketing at CipherCloudData Loss Prevention (DLP) is not a new concept in the market. DLPs have been an integral part of data security software for over a decade. DLP is defined as a set of tools or technology that can detect and classify sensitive content w...

Nine mandates to secure your remote workforce

Published: 04/22/2020

By Ishani Sircar, Manager, Product Marketing at CipherCloudAre We in a Cloud-First Environment?Let us look at a regular workday: A few updates on Slack, followed by emails on Microsoft Outlook, updating attendance on Workday, a few meetings with partners on Microsoft Teams, updating the status o...

Secure Historical Cloud Data with Cloud Data Discovery

Published: 04/14/2020

By the Cipher Cloud TeamIn today's era, a cloud-first strategy has become the new norm. Providing competitive advantage with improved business agility at lower infrastructure and deployment costs. Cloud services are gaining significant inroads in the industry, with enterprises deploying multiple ...

IT and Cyber Security Challenges in Healthcare Industry

Published: 03/31/2020

By Salah Nassar, VP of Marketing at CipherCloudThe sudden influx of remote workers due to Coronavirus pandemic has put a strain on business continuity. Many organizations have adopted Virtual Private Networks (VPN) to securely connect with the enterprise data centers. But the VPNs are not designe...

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 ...

​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...

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...

The Four Pillars of CASB: Visibility

Published: 12/04/2019

By Juan Lugo Product Marketing Manager at BitglassDue 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. Activity LogsWhen it comes to sensitive d...

Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity, Cloud Apps, and Cloud Security

Published: 11/21/2019

By Ben Rice VP Business Development at BitglassWhat you see in the title is what we covered in our latest webinar, but what part of it is really important? All of it? Some? Or is it all just marketing blather that can be ignored? The truth lies in the middle – we are all adopting more cloud in ou...

The Four Pillars of CASB: Threat Protection

Published: 11/18/2019

By Juan Lugo Product Marketing Manager at BitglassThreat protection is integral for defense against malware. Oftentimes, months go by without organizations realizing that they have been infected with malware – rather than addressing the problem after the fact, it is best to prevent the attack in ...

The Three Essential Requirements for Securing IaaS

Published: 09/23/2019

By Will Houcheime, BitglassIn 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 cos...

The Four Pillars of CASB: Data Protection

Published: 09/16/2019

By Will Houcheime, Product Marketing Manager, BitglassIn this blog series, we discuss the key capabilities of cloud access security brokers (CASBs), and why organizations are turning to them as they migrate to the cloud. One of the four pillars of CASBs is data protection, which focuses on securi...

What is a CASB and How Do You Even Say It?

Published: 06/26/2019

Caleb Mast, Regional Sales Director, Bitglass These are some of the questions that I asked as I went through the recruiting process with Bitglass. My goal was to understand the product completely before going out and pitching it to prospective clients. So, what exactly is a Cloud Access S...

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