Ransomware attacks on one in four SaaS providers

Software as a Service(SaaS) providers are reportedly being targeted by ransomware in 2020 says a report compiled by Datto- a Connecticut based data backup company. What’s shocking about the survey is the fact that 64% of attacks were targeted at Microsoft’s 365 solutions out of which 73% proved to be successful. Datto report on SaaS […]

Global Visibility into your SaaS Applications

This post was originally published here by Shane Moore . The first time I saw this graphic I was stunned, and so was the customer! What you are looking at is a view of all the Microsoft Office 365 logins for a large US-based organization after Bitglass was configured as a SAML (security assertion markup language) relay to […]

SaaS Apps And the Need for Specialized Security

This post was originally published here by  Paul Sullivan. Keeping cloud services running is a complex, multi-faceted endeavor for cloud service providers. They need to juggle adding new features, keeping their customers’ sensitive data secure, and having high uptime for their services – there is virtually no room for error. Microsoft learned about the need […]

Office 365 and the Long Tail of SaaS Apps at Gartner Symposium

This post was originally published here by  Sophia Zheng. Bitglass just attended the Gartner Symposium & ITxpo in Orlando, Florida, where we had a fantastic time. With more and more companies moving to the cloud, people were eager to learn about cloud access security brokers (CASBs)like Bitglass and how we can secure their use of any cloud […]

Cambridge Analytica for Corporate SaaS?

This post was originally published here by Nat Kausik. Cambridge Analytica was able to extract the personal information of zillions of Facebook users via Facebook’s well-provisioned API, in broad daylight.  Is similar extraction possible for corporate SaaS apps? Yes, of course.    For years, Facebook provided a sophisticated API for connected apps to extract information […]

CASBs and the Long Tail of SaaS

This post was originally published here by Rich Campagna In the past couple of years, enterprises have devoted massive time and resources to securing well known SaaS applications like Office 365, Salesforce and Box, often relying on tools like IDaaS and Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs). These deployment projects typically represent a very visible first step towards cloud adoption for a […]

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