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Secure SaaS: Cloud application security News
November 30, 2016
A sharp rise in cloud file sharing and collaboration activity is creating big problems for security teams – even when the number of security incidents is miniscule.
October 06, 2016
SkyHigh Networks was awarded another patent for its CASB platform. The newest patent is for technology for managing encrypted enterprise data used in cloud applications and services.
August 18, 2016
Netskope's second patent for its cloud access security broker techhnology illustrates how the CASB market is evolving and what that means for potential investors and suitors.
June 17, 2016
Symantec's $4.65 billion acquisition of Blue Coat Systems could lead to a dramatic shift at the antivirus vendor, but what does the deal mean for the cloud access security broker space?
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Software as a service (SaaS) is a software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a vendor or service provider and made available to customers over a network, typically the Internet. Continue Reading
A proper evaluation of a cloud access security broker is critical to finding the best match for your enterprise's needs. Expert Dan Sullivan outlines key criteria to keep in mind during CASB assessment. Continue Reading
Securing approved cloud applications is hard enough, but what about the apps it can't see? Expert Ed Moyle discusses three strategies for finding enterprise shadow cloud usage. Continue Reading
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In this Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss Symantec's big move to acquire Blue Coat Systems and what it means for both security vendors. Continue Reading
Having to secure applications that are not locally hosted is possible with a cloud WAF. Expert Matt Pascucci explains how they work, and what enterprises need to understand. Continue Reading
An up-to-date application security program -- as well as knowing how to connect with stakeholders -- is critical to being a successful CISO today, said Renee Guttmann, vice president, Office of the CISO at Accuvant Inc. Continue Reading
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Enterprises should consider a cloud security policy in the wake of more services moving to the cloud. Expert Mike Chapple examines how IT security standards can be reworked. Continue Reading
There are many security risks for cloud-based gaming platforms. Expert Frank Siemons explains what's happened to gaming providers like Sony and Steam. Continue Reading
What happens if your service provider unexpectedly shuts down? Or drops mission-critical services? Expert Ed Moyle explains the benefits of cloud exit strategies and how to build one for your enterprise. Continue Reading
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In this excerpt of CSA Guide to Cloud Computing, authors Rai Samani, Brian Honan and Jim Reavis review cloud security threats based on research by the CSA's Top Threats Working Group. Continue Reading
A report from Adallom highlights the lack of SaaS security in enterprises, but expert Dave Shackleford has ways to take back the cloud and lessen the risks, such as enhanced cloud app security. Continue Reading
Adopting cloud-based applications can be a security headache. Michael Cobb explains how to perform tests that validate cloud app security. Continue Reading