Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB) have been hot for the last 5 years. But how do you select a CASB? It has gotten to the point where every firm is either using one, evaluating one, or studying how to use them. This makes sense, since any successful cloud transition strategy should including appropriate attention being placed on how to secure, control and manage corporate … [Read more...] about How Do I select a Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB)?
Skyhigh is now part of McAfee. Smart move there McAfee! Skyhigh is a leader in CASB, and are known for their focus on making cloud services safe for the enterprise while meeting security, compliance and government requirements. Skyhigh was built to enable enterprises to control there data, even if you do not own your own IT or comms or datacenters. They have been an early … [Read more...] about Skyhigh Networks: CASB Security
In what could be a very virtuous trend, four of the cyber security industry's leading tech vendors (Fortinet, Palo Alto Networks, McAfee and Symantec) have established a consortium focused on the furtherance of the art and science of cyber threat intelligence. This alliance, started in May and expanded in September, aims to help industry entities coordinate and collaborate in … [Read more...] about Fortinet, Palo Alto Networks, McAfee and Symantec Found the Cyber Threat Alliance
Eminent network scientist Laszlo Barabasi recently penned an op-ed calling on fellow scientists to spearhead the ethical use of big data. Comparing big data to the atom bomb, Barabasi persuasively argued that the technology and methodologies he and other social network theorists had created had far outstripped societal controls on its use. Barabasi's op-ed is part of a growing … [Read more...] about Big Data = Dropping the Big One?
Greg Thompson has his work cut out for him as Scotiabank’s highest level security professional. Thompson, vice president of enterprise security services at the Toronto, Ontario-based entity, oversees a team responsible for ensuring that hackers, cyber terrorists and hacktivists don’t get bragging rights at company’s expense. Thompson earned his CISSP accreditation from (ISC)² … [Read more...] about Greg Thompson on Security: Interview with the VP of Enterprise Security at Scotiabank