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Five Years of CASB and the Road Ahead

Cloud has become the computing mode of choice for business employees and IT professionals alike. Whether it’s SaaS applications that...

By Sam Bleiberg | October 11, 2017

Skyhigh Discovers Ingenious New Attack Scheme on O365 System Accounts

Skyhigh has detected an ingenious new botnet attack against Office 365 accounts, dubbed ‘KnockKnock’ because attackers are attempting to knock...

By Sandeep Chandana | October 5, 2017

Tune in for the Biggest Cloud Security Event of the Year

Moving to the cloud is central to nearly every organization’s IT strategy in 2017, yet doing so securely requires a...

By Sam Bleiberg | October 3, 2017

New Report: TAG Cyber Security Annual Volume 2

The TAG Cyber Security Annual Series is the work of Dr. Edward Amoroso, a renowned cyber security expert with over...

By Sam Bleiberg | September 12, 2017

This Week in Cloud: After Equifax, Nothing Is Sacred

Hackers Break the Equifax Bank All companies have confidential information, but certain businesses hold more sensitive data on consumers than...

By Sam Bleiberg | September 12, 2017

Securing Sanctioned Cloud Services: 5 CASB Use Cases

Sanctioned cloud services such as Office 365, Salesforce, Box, and Slack are used in business-critical processes and, as a result,...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | September 6, 2017

What Is Considered Personal Data Under GDPR?

Have you looked around for a definitive list of attributes considered personal data by the GDPR?  If you have a...

By Nigel Hawthorn | August 29, 2017

Office 365 CASB Use Case # 3: Block Download of O365 Data to Personal Devices

Others posts in this series: Use case #1: managing external data sharing Use case #2: Preventing storage of regulated data in...

By Cameron Coles | August 25, 2017
CASB Use Cases

Protecting Against Shadow IT: 5 Key CASB Use Cases

Cloud service usage in the workplace is growing exponentially. The average organization used 1,427 cloud services in 2016, an increase...

By Cameron Coles | August 25, 2017

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