Cloud Security Blog

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

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