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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.
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.
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.
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."
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).
Five tips to defend against cryptojacking - Bitglass
The incidence of cryptojacking has seen rapid growth and has emerged as a favourite strategy for hackers.
How to avoid becoming a cryptojacking victim - Bitglass
Large-scale cryptojacking is a lucrative business due to the popularity and value of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Opinion: BYOD can be secure with the right measures
Companies that embrace BYOD are giving employees more freedom to work remotely, resulting in increased productivity, cost savings, and talent retention.
Unencrypted Gearbest database leaves over 1.5mil shoppers’ records exposed
Depending on the countries and information requirements, the data could give hackers access to online government portals, banking apps, and health insurance records.
How phishing is evolving to outpace awareness
While email providers have made strides in flagging suspicious emails and source domains, reducing the effectiveness of attacks, attackers’ techniques have also evolved.
Personal details of 12,000 social media ‘stars’ leaked in avoidable breach
Octoly was informed of the exposed cloud repository on January 4th, yet the personally identifiable information was not secured until February 1st.
CASB Bitglass announces zero-day cloud app indexing with machine learning
Zero-day Shadow IT Discovery works by crawling the web, and several other curated datasets to identify, categorise and classify new cloud apps.