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4 Reasons Why IT Supervision is a Must in Content Collaboration

Published: 07/23/2019

By István Molnár, Compliance Specialist, TresoritFor many organizations, workflow supervision is one of the biggest challenges to solve. Ideally users should be properly managed and monitored but sadly, countless organizations suffer from a lack of IT supervision. As a result, there is no telling...

Prying Eyes Inside the Enterprise: Bitglass' Insider Threat Report

Published: 04/12/2019

By Jacob Serpa, Product Marketing Manager, Bitglass When words like cyberattack are used, they typically conjure up images of malicious, external threats. While hackers, malware, and other outside entities pose a risk to enterprise security, they are not the only threats that need to be r...

Five Years of the GitHub Bug Bounty Program

Published: 02/28/2019

By Philip Turnbull, Senior Application Security Engineer, GitHub Image credit: GitHub, This article was originally published by the GitHub team. GitHub launched our Security Bug Bounty program in 2014, allowing us to reward independent security researchers for their help in keeping GitHub ...

Rethinking Security for Public Cloud

Published: 02/13/2019

Symantec’s Raj Patel highlights how organizations should be retooling security postures to support a modern cloud environment By Beth Stackpole, Writer, Symantec Enterprises have come a long way with cyber security, embracing robust enterprise security platforms and elevating security ...

Security Risks and Continuous Development Drive Push for DevSecOps

Published: 01/31/2019

How the need to speed application creation and subsequent iterations has catalyzed the adoption of the DevOps philosophy By Dwight B. Davis, Writer, Symantec The sharp rise in cyber security attacks and damaging breaches in recent years has driven a new mantra among both application de...

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Uber, Apollo, & Chegg

Published: 11/05/2018

By Jacob Serpa, Product Manager, Bitglass Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks: —Uber fined $148 million over cover-up —Apollo database of 200 million contacts breached —Chegg hack exposes 40 million users' credentials —Port of San Diego faces cyberattack Uber fined $148 mill...

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Veeam, Mongo Lock, Password Theft, Atlas Quantum & the 2020 Census

Published: 10/31/2018

By Jacob Serpa, Product Manager, Bitglass Here are the top cybersecurity headlines of recent weeks: —440 million email addresses exposed by Veeam —Unprotected MongoDB databases being targeted —42 million emails, passwords, and more leaked —Cold-boot attacks steal passwords and encryption keys —2...

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Yale, LifeLock, SingHealth, Malware Evolving & Reddit Breached

Published: 10/25/2018

By Jacob Serpa, Product Manager, Bitglass Here are the top cybersecurity headlines of recent months: —Future malware to recognize victims' faces —Reddit suffers breach —6 million records of Georgian voters exposed —RASPITE Group attacks US infrastructure —Decade-old breach at Yale uncovered —Bu...

Guideline on Effectively Managing Security Service in the Cloud

Published: 10/16/2018

By Dr. Kai Chen, Director of Cybersecurity Technology, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. The cloud computing market is growing ever so rapidly. Affordable, efficient, and scalable, cloud computing remains the best solution for most businesses, and it is heartening to see the number of customers deplo...

Avoiding Holes in Your AWS Buckets

Published: 09/07/2018

By Sanjay Kalra, CPO & Co-Founder, Lacework Enterprises are moving to the cloud at a breathtaking pace, and they’re taking valuable data with them. Hackers are right behind them, hot on the trail of as much data as they can steal. The cloud upends traditional notions of networks and hosts...

Convincing Organizations to Say “Yes to InfoSec”

Published: 07/20/2018

By Jon-Michael C. Brook, Principal, Guide Holdings, LLC Security departments have their hands full. The first half of my career was government-centric, and we always seemed to be the "no" team, eliminating most initiatives before they started. The risks were often found to outweigh the benefits, ...

Top Security Tips for Small Businesses

Published: 06/27/2018

By Jon-Michael C. Brook, Principal, Guide Holdings, LLC Most small businesses adopt some sort of cloud offering, be it Software as a Service like Quickbooks or Salesforce, or even renting computers in Amazon Web Services or Microsoft’s Azure, in an Infrastructure as a Service environment. You get...

Cybersecurity Trends and Training Q and A

Published: 06/22/2018

By Jon-Michael C. Brook, Principal, Guide Holdings, LLC Q: Why is it important for organizations and agencies to stay current in their cybersecurity training? A: Changes accelerate in technology. There's an idea called Moore's Law, named after Gordon Moore working with Intel, that the power of a ...

Cybersecurity Certifications That Make a Difference

Published: 06/14/2018

By Jon-Michael C. Brook, Principal, Guide Holdings, LLC The security industry is understaffed. By a lot. Previous estimates by the Ponemon Institute suggest as much as 50 percent underemployment for cybersecurity positions. Seventy percent of existing IT security organizations are understaffed ...

Microsoft Workplace Join Part 2: Defusing the Security Timebomb

Published: 06/13/2018

By Chris Higgins, Technical Support Engineer, Bitglass In my last post, I introduced Microsoft Workplace Join. It’s a really convenient feature that can automatically log users in to corporate accounts from any devices of their choosing. However, this approach essentially eliminates all sense of...

New Software-Defined Perimeter Glossary Sheds Light on Industry Terms

Published: 06/12/2018

By Shamun Mahmud, Research Analyst, Cloud Security Alliance The Cloud Security Alliance's Software Defined Perimeter Working Group set out to author a comprehensive resource on the terms and definitions within software defined perimeter (SDP) architectures. SDP has changed since the working g...

Continuous Monitoring in the Cloud

Published: 06/11/2018

By Michael Pitcher, Vice President, Technical Cyber Services, Coalfire Federal I recently spoke at the Cloud Security Alliance’s Federal Summit on the topic “Continuous Monitoring / Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Concepts in the Cloud.” As government has moved and will continue to...

Microsoft Workplace Join Part 1: The Security Timebomb

Published: 06/08/2018

By Chris Higgins, Technical Support Engineer, Bitglass It’s no secret that enterprise users wish to access work data and applications from a mix of both corporate and personal devices. In order to help facilitate this mix of devices, Microsoft has introduced a new feature called Workplace Join i...

How ChromeOS Dramatically Simplifies Enterprise Security

Published: 05/25/2018

By Rich Campagna, Chief Marketing Officer, Bitglass Google's Chromebooks have enjoyed significant adoption in education, but have seen very little interest in the enterprise until recently. According to Gartner's Peter Firstbrook in Securing Chromebooks in the Enterprise (6 March 2018), a survey...

Bitglass Security Spotlight: LinkedIn, Vector, and AWS

Published: 05/17/2018

By Jacob Serpa, Product Marketing Manager, Bitglass Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks: —LinkedIn security gap exposes users' data —Vector app reveals customers' information —AWS misconfiguration makes LocalBlox user information public —New malware steals data via power line...

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