Cloud Security Blog

The Global Case for Data Protection

Do you have colleagues who see data protection regulations as a chore? Something to ignore as long as possible and...

By Nigel Hawthorn | March 21, 2017

Skyhigh Leads CASB Innovation with 7th and 8th Patents

Skyhigh recently extended its lead in the cloud security innovation race with the issuance of two seminal new patents covering...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | March 16, 2017

New Gartner Report: CASB Platforms vs. CASB-Like and CASB-Lite

Unrestrained adoption of cloud services by business users and enterprises is having a disruptive effect on information security. IT and...

By Suhaas Kodagali | March 15, 2017

CISO Beat: Delivering Secure Products

The phrase “digital transformation” has served as a catch-all in the IT industry for the shift in how companies use...

By Sam Bleiberg | March 9, 2017

12 Must-Know Statistics on Cloud Usage in the Enterprise

Over the past decade, the cloud has become a disruptive force affecting every function and initiative in the enterprise. Gartner...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | March 9, 2017

Google-Uber Lawsuit: A Wake-up Call for Enterprises on Insider Threats

Waymo, an Alphabet entity that was previously Google’s self-driving car project, has recently filed a lawsuit against Otto, the self-driving...

By Suhaas Kodagali | March 8, 2017

The Death of the Datacenter? 6 Charts that Show 2017 is the IaaS Tipping Point

Enterprises have talked of divesting from their datacenters and moving application workloads—both testing and production—to the public cloud for at...

By Cameron Coles | March 1, 2017

Cloudbleed: This Time, We Were Ready

Heartbleed struck fear into website operators and security professionals alike with the realization that a central internet infrastructure was vulnerable....

By Kaushik Narayan | February 27, 2017

IT Security Certifications Salary Guide: CISM, CISSP, CISA, CompTIA, GSEC

For the second year in a row, there will be one million IT security job openings that will go unfilled...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | February 22, 2017

New Report Finds Growing Security Risks to Custom Apps

The average enterprise today runs 464 in-house developed applications. These apps are internally facing for employees and externally facing for...

By Cameron Coles | February 13, 2017

Announcing Skyhigh for Amazon Web Services

While the public cloud sector continues its rapid growth—as of 2016, it was estimated to be a $200 billion market—one...

By Santosh Raghuram | February 9, 2017

Announcing Skyhigh for Custom Applications

As the cloud market continues to expand, enterprises are not only accelerating their adoption of out-of-the-box SaaS services, they’re increasingly...

By Andy Oehler | February 8, 2017

CASB’s Next Frontier: Custom Apps + IaaS

Cloud represents the future of IT, as organizations across industries jettison their data centers. The widespread move has resulted in...

By Kamal Shah | February 7, 2017

CIO Corner: Enterprises Prepare for the IaaS Storm

Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offerings have transformed how enterprises develop and deploy custom applications for their employees and customers. Development teams...

By Sam Bleiberg | February 2, 2017

Skyhigh Unveils Integration with Slack Enterprise Grid

The fast-moving collaboration space saw another significant development with the announcement of Slack Enterprise Grid, which allows companies to integrate...

By Gopi Boyinapalli | January 31, 2017

The Cloud Security Guide to RSA 2017

The RSA Conference provides a venue for information security professionals from across different backgrounds, countries, and industries to share their...

By Sam Bleiberg | January 27, 2017

IT Security Job Openings Hit One Million in 2017

At the beginning of 2016, the Cloud Security Alliance conducted a survey of IT security professionals that focused on, among...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | January 26, 2017

CISO Beat: New Year, New Infosec Challenges

IT security faces a crisis of confidence in 2017. Consumers’ awareness of companies’ cybersecurity capabilities has gone up as their...

By Sam Bleiberg | January 24, 2017

Alert Fatigue: 31.9% of IT Security Professionals Ignore Alerts

One of the challenges of modern threat protection solutions is the sheer number of alerts they generate. IT security teams...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | January 19, 2017

5 Attributes of an Effective Cloud Threat Protection Solution

Cloud security has come a long way over the last few years. Today, most enterprise cloud service providers (CSPs) take...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | January 12, 2017