Secure SaaS: Cloud services and systems News
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?
August 27, 2015
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.
April 30, 2015
At an RSA Conference session, attendees learned how WestJet Airlines' Security Architecture Made Simple with software-defined security and automation reduced network turbulence.
October 07, 2014
Sophos looks to strengthen its cloud security offerings for mobile security with the acquisition of Mojave Networks, a mobile security startup.
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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
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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
AWS WorkMail is set to compete with Microsoft Outlook, but how does it compare security-wise? Expert Dan Sullivan explains. Continue Reading
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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
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
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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
Should enterprises deploy cloud-based UTM when it's billed by the hour? Brad Casey discusses the pros and cons of the offering. Continue Reading