Brandon Cook

Director, Product Marketing at Skyhigh. Ardent advocate of hard data. Keen to share the stories of the real-world cloud innovators.

McAfee Announces McAfee Cloud
for Secured Elections

Until 2016, the most concerning cybersecurity scenario for United States was falling victim to a...

By Brandon Cook | August 15, 2018

McAfee CASB Connect, the Industry’s First Self-Serve Program

Recently, we announced the launch of McAfee CASB Connect, industry’s first self-serve program that enables...

By Brandon Cook | May 21, 2018

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...

By Brandon Cook | June 20, 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...

By Brandon Cook | May 18, 2017

Salesforce Trust Services Reach New Heights with Release of BYOK Encryption

The times they are a changin’! A recent Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) survey of IT...

By Brandon Cook | July 12, 2016

Real Time Visibility and Control for Office 365

Office 365 usage has tripled in the enterprise in the last 9 months alone, making...

By Brandon Cook | June 24, 2016

Real Time Visibility and Control for Box

Box has become the enterprise-choice for secure file-sharing and collaboration due to their ability to...

By Brandon Cook | May 11, 2016

The Most Popular Cloud Services Rankings 2016

With over 20,000 cloud services available today, many of them free or low-cost, consumers and...

By Brandon Cook | April 30, 2016

Booz Allen Hamilton’s Approach to Securing the Cloud

Booz Allen Hamilton has been in the consulting business for over 100 years, and a...

By Brandon Cook | February 9, 2016

SLHACKED: New stats on the Slack Breach

Today Slack announced that hackers had infiltrated their user profile database and stolen customer user...

By Brandon Cook | March 27, 2015

New Stats on Cloud File-Sharing Exposes Data Loss Risk

The growing popularity of file sharing services is clear. In a recent Cloud Security Alliance...

By Brandon Cook | February 19, 2015

A No-Bull Plan for SaaS Security in 2015

Here are the facts: 1) 73% of security pros say security is holding back cloud...

By Brandon Cook | January 26, 2015

Only 15% of Companies Blocked Pirate Bay before its Shutdown

Ahhhh…Pirate Bay. The most nefariously named cloud service in the history of cloud services. For...

By Brandon Cook | December 19, 2014

DIRECTV’s User-Centric Cloud Security Model

Today’s employees are used to cloud services that make them more productive and efficient, and...

By Brandon Cook | August 21, 2014

Cloud Security Innovators – Q+A with Jeff Blair, CISO, CAA

We are thrilled to feature a Q+A session with Jeff Blair, CISO of Creative Artists...

By Brandon Cook | July 30, 2014

McAfee MVISION Cloud and SafeNet Team Up on Encryption Key Management

More and more organizations have been asking to encrypt their data in business-critical SaaS applications...

By Brandon Cook | July 28, 2014

Has Cloud Adoption Plateaued?

Statisticians are always interested when they see data that diverges from a general pattern. This...

By Brandon Cook | July 17, 2014

Meeting Privacy, Compliance, & Data Residency Requirements

Enterprises keep much of their most valuable data in Salesforce so it’s not surprising that...

By Brandon Cook | July 1, 2014

Cloud Security Cup: USA vs. Europe (Spoiler – It’s Not a 0-0 Draw)

With the World cup in full swing, one cannot help but compare the US to...

By Brandon Cook | June 19, 2014

McAfee MVISION CloudTrust Reaches New Heights

When Creative Artists Agency CIO Michael Keithley discovered that there were 60 collaboration cloud services...

By Brandon Cook | June 10, 2014