Cloud Computing Software as a Service SaaS Security
- May 27, 2020
Between January and April amid the COVID-19 pandemic, McAfee found usage of cloud collaboration apps and attacks seeking to steal account credentials both skyrocketed.
- May 22, 2019
Google disclosed two separate incidents in which G Suite passwords were stored insecurely, and in one of those incidents, the passwords were stored improperly for 14 years.
- November 28, 2017
In its first big post-Intel move, McAfee agreed to acquire Skyhigh Networks, a leading cloud access security broker, to strengthen its presence in the cloud security market.
- July 25, 2017
G Suite security faced similar issues to Amazon Web Services, as misconfigured access permissions could have exposed sensitive information from hundreds of Google Groups.
- February 13, 2017
The Cloud Security Alliance unveiled new research at RSA Conference 2017 that shows custom enterprise applications are creating shadow cloud computing risks for organizations.
- September 19, 2016
At its OpenWorld Conference in San Francisco, Oracle announced an agreement to acquire cloud access security broker startup Palerra to get into the CASB market.
- June 30, 2016
Cisco made a big move to increase its cloud security business with a $293 million acquisition of CloudLock, a startup in the cloud access security broker space.
- March 21, 2016
Netskope earned a patent for its CASB services delivery method, which intelligently "steers" enterprise traffic to cloud apps and applies security controls to those apps.
- March 04, 2016
Several CISOs discussed why cloud access security brokers are imperative to their respective enterprises during a panel discussion at RSA Conference 2016.
- March 02, 2016
Cloud access security brokers are dominating the cloud security conversation at this year's RSA Conference. Here's what vendors are saying about CASBs.
- March 02, 2016
Trend Micro's Mark Nunnikhoven said enterprises are often forced to deploy distinct cloud security controls for each type of service they deploy, making security unmanageable.
- November 24, 2015
After acquiring two cloud access security brokers this year, Blue Coat Systems has united CASB capabilities with its Web gateway security technology under a new cloud security strategy.
- November 10, 2015
After acquiring Perspecsys this summer, Blue Coat Systems makes another CASB deal for Elastica to further strengthen its cloud security presence.
- October 28, 2015
Intel Security unexpectedly moved several McAfee SaaS endpoint and email security products to end of life just prior to announcing a new corporate strategy this week.
- September 30, 2015
Skyhigh Networks' patented method for providing cloud access security broker services uses a reverse proxy mode to provide authentication and policy controls.
- September 18, 2015
Palo Alto Networks has launched its own CASB offering called Aperture, which aims to provide SaaS security controls for enterprises.
- September 10, 2015
In recent CASB market news, Microsoft confirms a major acquisition and Netskope raises its biggest round of venture capital funding yet.
- August 11, 2015
Startups are dominating the suddenly-hot cloud access security broker market. Now larger vendors are eager to join the party, but will they buy a CASB or build their own cloud security gateway?
- July 24, 2015
Microsoft reportedly agreed to acquire cloud security startup Adallom for $320 million, which analysts say could spark major growth for the cloud security gateway market.
- July 17, 2015
Healthcare organizations are increasing their cloud service usage, but is the cloud making them safer or creating more security issues?
- June 19, 2015
A new report from Netskope finds copious DLP violations in enterprises' cloud apps due to insufficient cloud storage security.
- May 08, 2015
Cloud access security brokers Adallom and Elastica recently struck major partnerships with Hewlett-Packard and Cisco, respectively, to improve SaaS security and cloud visibility.
- April 21, 2015
Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others discussed a range of cloud security issues during a panel discussion at RSA Conference 2015.
- April 17, 2015
Top venture capital firms and IT companies have invested more than $200 million total on several cloud security startups in recent weeks, particularly the emerging field of cloud access security brokers.
- April 02, 2015
In the cloud security realm, experts say improved cloud visibility and big data analytics are expected to be major themes at this year's RSA Conference.
- March 20, 2015
Experts say attacks on cloud application credentials are increasing, and vulnerability scans and penetration tests can't tell if an account has been compromised.
- February 26, 2015
Google's new cloud security scanner aims to make application vulnerability scanning easier for Google App Engine developers.