The Healthcare Breach Report: Breaches on the Upsurge

This post was originally published by Juan Lugo. The vast majority of healthcare organizations utilize and store protected health information (PHI), which is composed of patients’ sensitive information. HIPAA, the privacy rule that classifies PHI, describes protected health information as medical history, Social Security numbers, personal financial data, and more.  Read more here:

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Healthcare Burglary Results in Data Breach Affecting Over 654,000 Members

This post was originally published by Juan Lugo. As cloud adoption continues to increase exponentially across all industries, data breaches have been, by large, the result of hacking and IT incidents. However, there are still a few data breaches each year that arise from loss or theft, and that is exactly what occurred to medical transportation vendor, GridWorks. […]

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Mega Breach Exposes More Than 250 Million

This post was originally published by Juan Lugo. Tech giant, Microsoft, failed to uphold the most common security requirement – password protection, for a database that contained personal information on more than 250 million customers. The database is said to have customer information dating back to 14 years, in some cases. Microsoft has been in the news […]

Zero Trust Network Access with Bitglass

This post was originally published by Jacob Serpa. As the old adage goes, “Trust must be earned.” This proverb essentially means that trusting those who are not truly trustworthy can have harmful results. Interestingly, this wisdom is particularly applicable to cybersecurity. There are countless external (and internal) threat actors that would love to take advantage of overly trusting […]

Glass Class: Cloud Security Priorities 2020

This post was originally published by Juan Lugo. In 2020, organizations must focus on improving their cloud security posture in order to protect corporate data. There are many opportunities for employee missteps causing inadvertent or even malicious exposure. Additionally, without safeguards, hackers also pose a risk and must be protected against. Watch this episode of Glass Class […]

The Rise of Insider Threats in Verizon’s DBIR

This post was originally published by Jacob Serpa. Each year, Verizon releases its Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR). These reports evaluate the state of security each year, providing detailed statistics around leading vulnerabilities, which industries face the most breaches, and much more. In 2019’s report, there were interesting insights about insider threats. Read more here: […]

Bitglass: Deck the Cloud

This post was originally published by Sowmy Krishnakumar. With 2019 at its tail end, I can’t help but reminisce on how eventful the year has been for the Bitglass family. We started the year by securing yet another round of funding to fuel our growth and went on to be featured as a leader in […]

Major metro cuts firewall spend!

This post was originally published by Nat Kausik. This city in North America, a hub for financial services, is in the midst of their digital transformation to the cloud.  With apps and data moving to the cloud, users could access sensitive data from any device, anywhere. The incumbent firewall vendor pushed hard for the city […]

Glass Class: Securing G Suite

This post was originally published by Juan Lugo. G Suite is a set of cloud based productivity tools developed by Google. The Suite of products is comprised of Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and more. These collaborative tools generally increase productivity and efficiency across organizations that utilize them. While these services are free to use for […]

Bitglass API Gateway Encryption

This post was originally published by Juan Lugo. Enterprises are adopting infrastructure as a service (IaaS) en masse in pursuit of enhanced flexibility, productivity, and cost savings. These platforms allow organizations to upload and download data via custom applications, machines, scripts, and other automated processes. This simplifies and automates certain business processes; however, it can lead to security […]

Bitglass’ Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) solution provides enterprises with end-to-end data protection from the cloud to the device. It deploys in minutes and works with any cloud app on any device. Bitglass protects data on mobile devices without the hassles of MDM and enables enterprises to enforce corporate data security policies across apps like Office 365, Salesforce, and Exchange. Bitglass, based in Silicon Valley, was founded in 2013 by a team of industry veterans with a proven track record of innovation and execution.
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