Cloud Security Blog

IoT Security Concerns to Get Worse as IoT Adoption Increases

Gartner predicts that 20.8 billion internet-connected devices, also known as internet of things (IoT), will be in use worldwide by...

By Leah Dekalb | February 20, 2018

Open AWS S3 Bucket Exposes Private Data of Thousands of FedEx Customers

2017 was the worst year in terms of number of breaches and data compromises. By one estimate, there were 5,207...

By Leah Dekalb | February 16, 2018

Must-Have CASB Capability When Evaluating Vendors

According to Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers, 60% of large enterprises will use a CASB to govern...

By Thyaga | February 8, 2018

The IT Security Skills Shortage Isn’t Going Anywhere

In 2015 the total cost of all cybercrimes was $3 trillion dollars worldwide. By 2021, this figure is expected to...

By Leah Dekalb | January 29, 2018

The Ultimate CASB Analyst Report Bundle is Here

Each IT analyst firm has a slightly different view of the market based on customer interviews and vendor evaluations, and...

By Cameron Coles | January 23, 2018

Office 365 Security Use Case #4: Detect Compromised Accounts and Insider/Privileged User Threats

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

By Leah Dekalb | January 17, 2018

McAfee Completes Acquisition of Skyhigh Networks

We are excited to announce today that McAfee, one of the world’s largest pure-play cyber security companies, has officially acquired...

By Rajiv Gupta | January 3, 2018

How Enterprises Remediate AWS S3 Buckets Exposed to GhostWriter

Skyhigh recently announced the discovery of a critical exposure, dubbed GhostWriter, whereby data owners misconfigure S3 buckets, allowing public write...

By Anant Mahajan | December 7, 2017

Gartner’s CASB Magic Quadrant is Finally Here

Skyhigh was first to market five years ago with a solution built from the ground up to secure corporate data...

By Cameron Coles | December 1, 2017

Eight Security Capabilities You Need to Protect Your Amazon Web Services Infrastructure

The worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) public cloud market grew 31 percent in 2016 to total $22.1 billion, up from $16.8 billion in...

By Anant Mahajan | November 29, 2017

Skyhigh + McAfee: A New Era in Cybersecurity

Today, we are thrilled to announce that McAfee plans to acquire Skyhigh, enabling the combined company to offer customers market-leading...

By Rajiv Gupta | November 27, 2017

Gartner’s 10 Best Practices for Successful CASB Projects

The cloud access security broker (CASB) market has been around for 5 years. Since its inception, the market has gone...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | November 15, 2017

How to Eliminate your AWS GhostWriter Exposure by Understanding S3 Bucket Permissions

Last week, Skyhigh’s Cloud Security Labs published a discovery called GhostWriter, an S3 man-in-the-middle (MITM) exposure, whereby misconfigured S3 Buckets...

By Prasad Somasamudram | November 14, 2017

GDPR – Privacy by Design and Default: Impact and Recommendations

In discussing GDPR there has been a lot of focus on fines, data subject consent, training employees, and the various...

By Nigel Hawthorn | November 3, 2017

Skyhigh Discovers GhostWriter: MITM Exposure In Cloud Storage Services

As the cloud increasingly becomes the de-facto source of computing and storage resources for websites and applications, we are seeing...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | November 1, 2017

Three Breakthrough Innovations for Today’s Cloud Security Challenges

When we founded Skyhigh five years ago, we recognized that security was the biggest barrier to cloud adoption. But we...

By Rajiv Gupta | October 24, 2017

IDC MarketScape Report Assesses CASB Vendors

The cloud security gateway (CSG) market—also known as cloud access security brokers (CASB)—continues to grow in 2017, due to the...

By Ajmal Kohgadai | October 23, 2017

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