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Remote Working
Why enabling a remote workforce requires converging security at the edge
Fast-tracking an agile yet more secure remote workforce requires a recognition of the fundamental importance of cloud services and mobile access play for today’s users.
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Cisco
Bitglass deepens integration with MFA vendor Duo Security
Bitglass has announced a deepened integration with Duo Security, now part of Cisco, as it looks to strengthen security for the modern workforce.
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Cybersecurity
Security spotlight on recent breaches highlights need for effective CASBs
Organisations need to adopt cloud access security brokers (CASBs) with agentless mobile data protection capabilities, says Bitglass product marketing manager Juan Lugo.
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SaaS
Bitglass launches local edge data centres in Australia
The new data centres will be located in both Melbourne and Perth.
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Remote Working
Months on, many organisations still don't have secure remote access - report
The report analyses the extent to which businesses were prepared for the sudden shift into remote working due to COVID-19 restrictions, and analyses how organisations have adjusted to support remote workers amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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Cybersecurity
A definitive guide to cloud access security brokers
CASBs offer IT administrators granular access control and deep visibility over corporate data – critical functionality for organisations moving from internal, premises-based apps to the cloud.
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Advanced Persistent Threat Protection
Bitglass & CrowdStrike develop agentless ATP defender
“A successful security strategy lies in the ability to quickly detect, respond and remediate threat activity,” says CrowdStrike chief scientist Sven Kasser.
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Strategy
How to stay in control of a cloud strategy
A poorly implemented tool will never be as effective and secure as a well-integrated solution that delivers high levels of flexibility and control over data, wherever it goes.
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Cybersecurity
How to defend cloud environments against insider threats
Let’s discuss the main types of insider threats facing businesses today and explain how to mitigate their risks through various technologies.
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Cybersecurity
It’s time for firms' cybersecurity credentials to take centre stage
leading enterprise database was also used to identify whether each company had a chief information security officer (CISO) or a chief security officer (CSO). The results proved extremely interesting…
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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
Should we really trust those ‘trusted’ devices?
A false sense of security surrounds so-called trusted mobile devices and we need to rethink the ‘trusted’ device security model.
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Data breach
Cloud security planning – here’s to a safer future
Discussion is likely to focus on cloud security, with IT professionals asking themselves: How did we cope with the threat situation last year?
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Cybersecurity
New report reveals 'wall of shame' in health care data breaches
More than 27 million individuals were affected by breaches of protected health information, according to Bitglass. 
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Data Protection
Machine learning is key to securing corporate data in the cloud
In securing data in the cloud, companies now face a multi-faceted challenge that features flexible data access from large numbers of users and devices.
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Cloud Security
Cloud adoption trends: SSO adoption lagging
Research found that only 34% of those who had adopted cloud-based solutions had implemented single sign-on (SSO), one of the most basic cloud security tools.
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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
The BYOD juggling act: balancing security, privacy and mobility
Left unmanaged, personal devices and unmanaged cloud applications can lead to data loss, but if managed too strictly, the IT team risks a backlash from unhappy employees, Bitglass says.
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Report
Bitglass report finds 66% of companies omit key security tool
The report found that only 34% of companies are authenticating users accessing cloud data via SSO.
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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
The cost of securing BYOD with mobile agents - Bitglass
A security solution like mobile device management (MDM) fails to respect user privacy and should not be a common security practice.
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IaaS / Serverless Infrastructure
How to achieve secure, flexible and scalable IaaS - Bitglass
While using IaaS brings many advantages, it also raises unique data leakage concerns that must be addressed in order to maintain robust cybersecurity.
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Cybersecurity
Are Fortune 500 companies failing at cyber security?
"Lax security and its resulting breaches have long-term repercussions for organisations as well as their customers, shareholders, partners, and other stakeholders."
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Report
Fortune 500 companies failing to demonstrate cybersecurity commitment - Bitglass
The report found that 38% of the 2019 Fortune 500 do not have a chief information security officer (CISO).
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Data breach
Finance breaches highlight need for internal cyber vigilance - Bitglass
The financial services sector reported the second-highest number of data breaches in the 12-month period covered by the latest OIAC report.
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Malware
Five tips to defend against cryptojacking - Bitglass
The incidence of cryptojacking has seen rapid growth and has emerged as a favourite strategy for hackers.
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Data Loss Prevention / DLP
Only 20% of organisations use cloud DLP – Bitglass
Each year, Bitglass conducts research on the state of enterprise cloud security in order to identify key trends and common vulnerabilities.