8 Business Challenges A CASB Solves
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Using a CASB solves these critical data security business challenges The cloud access security broker (also referred to as a CASB) is now an essential piece of any organization’s cybersecurity infrastructure. Businesses using cloud applications for productivity, collaboration, and storage are challenged by the unique security requirements of operating in the cloud. Using a CASB […]

5 Cloud Application Security Best Practices
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Best practices for securing data stored in your team’s cloud applications Just about every organization uses cloud applications in daily operations. Data backup, communications, file storage, and much more is now being managed in the cloud. The biggest (and most troubling) misperception about cloud computing security is that perimeter-based technology works for securing cloud applications. […]

What Is A Data Breach?
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What is a data breach and 6 steps to protecting your data A data breach is defined by Wikipedia as “the intentional or unintentional release of secure or private/confidential information to an untrusted environment.” Data breaches take many different forms. Some are caused by simple accidental improper sharing and security settings that don’t result in […]

7 Step Data Loss Prevention Checklist
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Use this 7 step data loss prevention checklist to help plan and tackle your DLP strategy This data loss prevention checklist is meant to provide a framework for ensuring that your organization’s sensitive data is secured from improper access—both internal and external. But, you may first be wondering: what is data loss prevention? Data loss […]

What You Need To Know About How Data Loss Prevention Software Works
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Data loss prevention software is a vital component of your security infrastructure You know what data loss prevention is, but you may have some lingering questions about how to prevent data loss. Data loss prevention software is not the silver bullet in the constant battle for data security. It is, however, an important arrow in […]

Top Data Loss Prevention Methods For Cloud Applications
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Companies using cloud applications need new types of data loss prevention methods to secure sensitive information Companies and organizations have been using a variety of data loss prevention methods over the decades to protect important and sensitive information from being lost or stolen. These methods took on an entirely new life when the use of […]

CASBs: Is It Time To Remove The “Broker” From Cloud Access Security Broker?
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How are you securing your organization’s data in cloud applications? Cloud Access Security Brokers are now an integral part of any organization’s IT security infrastructure. IT leaders are realizing just how important cloud security is. As more organizations move to the cloud and more employees rely on cloud-based SaaS applications, such as G Suite and […]

Cloud Application Security Checklist
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Configure settings and mitigate risks with this cloud application security checklist Doing business in the cloud provides companies with many benefits. From improving productivity and collaboration to outsourcing infrastructure security, organizations of all shapes and sizes are making the move to the cloud. But there are security issues in cloud computing, and this cloud application […]

Cloud Application Security Architecture for SaaS Security
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The architecture of cloud application security platforms is important to your purchase decision If you are looking to secure cloud storage for your company or organization, you’re likely to find a baffling number of options on the market. An important aspect of your purchase decision is how the security platform is built. Consideration of the […]

Is Microsoft Cloud Secure? Office 365 Apps Security
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Why you need to consider a layered approach to Microsoft cloud security Is Microsoft cloud secure? Yes, it is. But admins really need to make sure they have Office 365 app security properly configured in order to secure their data. When IT managers and system admins think about cloud computing, it is likely that Microsoft, […]

What Is Cloud Application Security?
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Everything you need to know about mitigating your cloud computing risks with cloud application security Most IT professionals understand the importance of securing their networks and on-prem data. And many are also beginning to understand the importance of cloud security to ensure sensitive data stored and shared in the cloud stays safe. However, there still […]

3 Critical Microsoft Cloud Security Issues
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These Microsoft cloud security issues should have you thinking about Third party cloud security Microsoft has done a great job of catching on to the cloud computing movement by evolving its core Office products into Office 365. Office 365 allows diverse teams to easily create and collaborate, no matter where they are in the world. […]

Everything You Need to Know About Office 365 Cloud App Security
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Office 365 cloud app security is a critical layer to your cybersecurity infrastructure More organizations are trending toward cloud computing and this has created new challenges throughout the process. Security is usually an afterthought, especially for non-technical management. However, cloud security must top the list of items to address when transitioning to the cloud. Furthermore, […]

Top 5 Security Issues In Cloud Computing
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Security issues in cloud computing are different than on-prem. It’s time to start thinking beyond the perimeter. Moving to the cloud isn’t just a trend—it’s becoming a requirement for any organization looking to build greater team collaboration, boost productivity, and improve customer experiences. But moving to the cloud presents brand new opportunities for threats, attacks, […]

How To Improve Your Office 365 Secure Score
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This security analytics tool is definitely worth it It is challenging to strike a balance between security and productivity in today’s continuously evolving threat landscape—especially when businesses are moving mission critical apps and sensitive data to the cloud. As a precaution, some Office 365 users started using Microsoft Cloud Access Security CASB to help protect […]

3 Steps To Secure Cloud Storage
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Secure Cloud Storage That Will Keep Your Data (And Your Business) Safe If you’re storing files in any cloud application, you need secure cloud storage. In the world of cloud computing security, your perimeter-based security hardware (i.e. firewall) is basically dead, and cloud computing killed it. The cloud is “outside” perimeter, which is what makes […]

Office 365 Secure Email Quick Guide
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Your Quick Guide to Office 365 Secure Email Issues and Settings Unlike Google, which launched its productivity services in the cloud, Microsoft has had to transition its software (and customers) into the cloud. This transition has created several unique challenges for the company, the least of which being securing its new cloud applications. While Microsoft […]

Zero Trust Security: How To Secure Your Data For Cloud Computing
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IT security must build a zero trust security architecture to protect cloud computing and data infrastructures Cloud productivity apps like G Suite and Office 365 are now standard across many organizations. It is not uncommon to see users reply to an email or comment on a document while on the road and using their personal […]

Cloud Computing Security: Secure Your Data, Not Just Your Perimeter
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Everything You Need to Know About Cloud Computing Security Cloud computing security is the only way to keep your data stored safely in the cloud. Cybersecurity threats are constantly evolving and becoming more common. Many security professionals mistakenly believe that their firewall or web filter is sufficient enough to secure information stored and shared in […]

Microsoft Cloud Access Security CASB: Why You Need One Yesterday
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Secure Your Sensitive Data In The Cloud With A Microsoft Cloud Access Security CASB Previously, we looked at why you may need a Google cloud access security CASB solution to secure your team’s G Suite environment. Today, we will disucss how to secure cloud access in Microsoft for all you Office 365 fans out there. […]

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