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Security Service Edge (SSE) is the Way to Go, But How Do You Choose?
Published: 05/02/2022

This blog was originally published by Lookout here. Written by Pravin Kothari, Executive Vice President, Product and Strategy, SASE, Lookout. Gartner® recently predicted that “By 2025, 80% of enterprises will have adopted a strategy to unify web, cloud services and private application access from...

Your Data Is Everywhere: Here Are The Critical Capabilities Of A Modern Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
Published: 03/21/2022

This blog was originally published by Lookout here. Written by Sundaram Lakshmanan, CTO of SASE Products, Lookout. In some ways, IT teams had a great life in the early 2000s. Data was stored inside data centers and accessed through known ingress and egress points like a castle with a limited numb...

Key Ways to Improve DLP Coverage and Accuracy
Published: 03/18/2022

Written by Amit Kandpal, Director - Customer Success at NetskopeIn this blog series, we’ve been examining key questions for cloud DLP transformation. Make sure to also check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. In this final part, let’s look at some available options in decreasing order of breadth in ...

Key Steps to Follow Before Embarking on Specific DLP Policies
Published: 03/04/2022

Written by Amit Kandpal, Director - Customer Success at Netskope. Make sure to also check out Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. As discussed briefly in the first part of this blog series, it is very important to reduce the risk surface area before jumping into configuring and tuning specific DLP ...

Key Differences Between Legacy vs Cloud-First DLP
Published: 02/18/2022

Written by Amit Kandpal, Director - Customer Success at Netskope The first blog in this series covered some critical and fundamental aspects of DLP transformation programs that are often not fully understood.A simple but effective framework to analyze the key differences between legacy DLP contex...

Key Questions for Cloud DLP Transformation
Published: 02/04/2022

Written by Amit Kandpal, Director - Customer Success at NetskopeBased on prior, documented deployments of many DLP transformation programs (as companies adjust to the new cloud-first security stack), there are some critical and fundamental aspects that are often not fully understood:How is DLP di...

The Pros and Cons of Using SaaS Security Services
Published: 12/11/2021

Written by the Security Guidance Working GroupIn this blog we discuss the benefits and concerns of security services delivered from the cloud. These services, which are typically SaaS or PaaS, aren’t necessarily used exclusively to protect cloud deployments; they are just as likely to help defend...

CSA Survey Finds Organizations are Shifting their Use of IAM Capabilities in 2021
Published: 11/25/2020

The use of cloud services have continued to increase over the past decade. Particularly in the wake of the COVID-19 public health crisis, many enterprises' digital transformations are on an accelerated track to enable employees to work from home. CSA surveyed these organizations to better underst...

SaaS Security Series: Salesforce Guest User Log Analysis
Published: 11/05/2020

By Drew Gatchell, Senior Engineer at AppOmniIn early October, Security Researcher Aaron Costello published a blog detailing how to leverage Aura (aka Lightning) Controllers as an anonymous guest user to extract and manipulate data within a misconfigured Salesforce Community, Portal, or Site.This...

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...

Office 365 Security: It Takes Two to Tango
Published: 10/17/2018

Many cloud apps – including Office 365 – operate under a shared responsibility model. Here’s what that means for your company By Beth Stackpole, Feature Writer, Symantec Security concerns, once a long-standing hurdle to cloud deployment, may be on the wane, but the issue is still very much...

Zero-Day in the Cloud – Say It Ain't So
Published: 03/09/2018

By Steve Armstrong, Regional Sales Director, BitglassZero-day vulnerabilities are computer or software security gaps that are unknown to the public – particularly to parties who would like to close said gaps, like the vendors of vulnerable software.To many in the infosec community, the term "zero...

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