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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Five tips to defend against cryptojacking - Bitglass
The incidence of cryptojacking has seen rapid growth and has emerged as a favourite strategy for hackers.
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.
Protecting organisations from insider threats - Bitglass
The biggest challenge for most external threat actors is gaining access to a target organisation, but insider threats already have this.
Bitglass appoints new cloud, business development leaders
The cloud security company has appointed vice presidents for worldwide channels and worldwide business development.
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.
Businesses failing to secure BYOD - Bitglass
Report finds that 74% of organisations allow BYOD but nearly half lack clear security policies and best practices.
How to overcome the multi-cloud security challenge
"A growing number of organisations are making strategic choices to avoid relying too heavily upon any single cloud service provider."
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.
Healthcare breaches down, but impacts more significant - Bitglass
Of the 11.5 million individuals affected by healthcare breaches in 2018, 67% had their information exposed by hacking and IT incidents.
Opinion: Beware of the 'man in the cloud'
Bitglass AU's David Shephard discusses the 'man in the cloud' attacks that are becoming increasingly popular - and effective.
Partnership brings Bitglass solutions to Enosys users
Bitglass provides cloud access security for managed and unmanaged devices across an enterprise’s cloud footprint.
CSOs - are you prepared for cloud cryptojacking?
A recent report found that almost half of the organisations surveyed have malware in one of their cloud applications.
Achieving uncompromising security without compromising privacy
This is an age where it is critical to achieve comprehensive cybersecurity without invading users’ privacy, hindering their mobility, or impeding their efficiency.
Three ways to achieve data security whilst enabling BYOD
"A mobility strategy is now more important than ever before, that said, selecting the right one is often no small task."