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Industry Insights
Are You On a Security Service Edge (SSE) Journey?
Published: 09/10/2021

This blog was originally published by Bitglass here.Written by Mike Schuricht, Bitglass.Last month, in the latest Gartner “Hype Cycle for Network Security, 2021” by Shilpi Handa and Pete Shoard, Security Service Edge (SSE) was introduced. This segment was not only “High” on the Benefit scale and ...

The Future of Work is Hybrid – Is Your Security Ready?
Published: 08/25/2021

This blog was originally published by Bitglass here.Written by Jonathan Andresen, Bitglass.It wasn’t that long ago that most of us used to work in an office. Fifteen months into the global COVID pandemic it’s now certain that the future will not be a full return to the office or a continuation of...

Why IaaS Security Should be a Priority
Published: 08/20/2021

This blog was originally published by Bitglass here. Written by Jonathan Andresen, Bitglass. Why are CIOs and IT organizations prioritizing investment in cloud infrastructure? The answer is simple: to better support virtual workforces, supply chains, and partners. Getting the most value out of le...

Six Key Characteristics of a Modern ZTNA Solution
Published: 07/20/2021

This blog was originally published by Bitglass hereWritten by Jeff Birnbaum, BitglassEven as organizations continue adoption of cloud technologies, the need for secure access to on-premises resources has not gone away. In fact, as many companies navigate a return to the office while simultaneousl...

Will New Executive Order on Cybersecurity Fast Track Zero Trust?
Published: 07/13/2021

This blog was originally published by Bitglass hereWritten by Jonathan Andresen, BitglassOn May 12, US President Biden issued a landmark executive order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity that signals the need for governments and enterprises alike to boost their cyber defenses around the pri...

Better Together: The Future of CASBs and SWGs
Published: 06/21/2021

This blog was originally published by Bitglass hereWritten by Jacob Serpa, BitglassWe’ve established before that cloud access security brokers (CASBs) and secure web gateways (SWGs) do not compete and are, in fact, complementary security tools. However, in addition to this, there is overlap betwe...

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...

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