Cloud Security Blog

New eBook: Deployment Architectures for the Top 20 CASB Use Cases

With the exponential growth of the cloud in recent years, many enterprises are finding themselves in need of customized security...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | August 21, 2017

Skyhigh Unveils Integration with Cisco Spark

The cloud has transformed workplace collaboration in unforeseen ways. Employees can use a single cloud collaboration service to message a...

By Gopi Boyinapalli | August 21, 2017

This Week in Cloud: A Costly Interruption

Welcome back to This Week in Cloud, our update on the latest headlines from the intersection of cloud computing and...

By Sam Bleiberg | August 19, 2017

Gartner Issues New Guidance on Securing Office 365

Microsoft has made strides in security by offering a wide range of built-in security functionality for Office 365. According to...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | August 15, 2017

21 AWS Security Groups Best Practices

In AWS, security groups act as a virtual firewall that regulates inbound/outbound traffic for service instances. Unlike traditional firewalls, however,...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | August 10, 2017

This Week in Cloud: From Black Hats to Gray Suits

This Week in Cloud covers news and commentary from the intersection of cloud and cybersecurity. In the latest installment, we...

By Sam Bleiberg | August 4, 2017

8 AWS CloudTrail Best Practices for Governance, Compliance, and Auditing

The recent AWS data leaks from the Verizon (via Nice Systems), the RNC (via Deep Root Analytics), and Dow Jones...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | July 21, 2017

Skyhigh Discovers Super Sneaky Brute Force Attack on High-Value O365 Accounts

Companies today have to contend with cyberattackers who are using increasingly innovative ways to gain illicit access to corporate data....

By Sandeep Chandana | July 20, 2017

Two Easy Steps to Prevent AWS S3 Leaks like Verizon and Dow Jones’

Among all the reports of complex malware and 0-day vulnerabilities, it can be easy to forget that a few wrong...

By Slawomir Ligier | July 14, 2017

AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud Market Share 2017

Overview of Cloud Market in 2017 and Beyond Industry analyst firm Gartner predicts that the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) market will grow by 38.6%...

By Cameron Coles | July 13, 2017

Office 365 CASB Use Case #2: Prevent Storage of Regulated Data in the Cloud

Others posts in this series: Use case #1: managing external data sharing In a growing sign that enterprises trust Microsoft...

By Cameron Coles | July 10, 2017

Office 365 Security Use Case #1 for a CASB: Managing External Sharing

Formerly, when on-premises applications and email servers were the primary method of collaboration within and between enterprises, IT security organizations...

By Cameron Coles | June 29, 2017

Gartner CASB Magic Quadrant Update

Six years ago, when cloud security was in its nascent stage, Skyhigh was building what was to become the first...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | June 29, 2017

Gartner Report: How to Enhance Office 365 Security

One of the primary reasons enterprises hesitate to migrate their on-premises IT deployments to the cloud is the concern surrounding...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | June 21, 2017

Latest Voter Data Leak Is a Lesson in AWS Security

Voter registration data breaches have come and gone without the public batting an eye in the past, but tensions around...

By Brandon Cook | June 20, 2017

New eBook – Top 7 Office 365 Use Cases for a CASB

As more enterprises adopt Office 365, new questions are arising about the security and compliance of corporate data. In moving...

By Cameron Coles | June 14, 2017

13 AWS IAM Best Practices for Security and Compliance

Amazon takes the security of its services and resources very seriously. One of the areas that Amazon has focused on...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | May 31, 2017

One Year Countdown to GDPR – Back to Basics

The clock is ticking. We have under one year until the greatest shakeup of data protection laws comes into force....

By Nigel Hawthorn | May 31, 2017

WannaCry Debacle: How You Can be Better Prepared for the Next Exploit

The last five days have been eventful in the cybersecurity space, with the ransomware WannaCry spreading like a ‘pandemic’ to...

By Brandon Cook | May 18, 2017

AstraZeneca Wins CSO50 Award for Security Project Using Skyhigh

AstraZeneca’s IT program breaks with the traditional mold of pharmaceutical companies by putting cloud at the heart of its collaboration...

By Mia Prickett | May 18, 2017