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  The Rise of G Suite and Related Data Security Challenges With over 2 billion active users and a market share of 56.97 percent , G Suite is here to stay and help enable today’s businesses to tackle their cloud collaboration and productivity goals. Of course, as the G Suite environment continues to take hold and empower the expanding ...
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INTRODUCTION TO AZURE SENTINEL & ITS IMPLEMENTATION.   Microsoft Azure Sentinel is a Scalable. Cloud native, Security Information event management(SIEM) and Security Orchestration Automated Response (SOAR) solution. Azure Sentinel delivers intelligent security analytics and Threat Intelligence across the enterprise, providing a single ...
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This week's episode of our podcast "The Sensuous Sounds Of INFOSEC" is about the initial steps a small/medium-sized business might take to institute an INFOSEC program. Topics include: identifying assets, determining risks, and conducting a Buiness Impact Analysis. Most of you will probably already be familiar with the underlying concepts, but it might ...
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By Matt Hines, VP of Marketing at CipherCloud & Neeraj Nayak, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at CipherCloud    Summary : New research underlines the fact that more people will likely prefer to work from home, even when the pandemic passes. Security models that better address cloud apps, mobility and BYOD will clearly need to evolve to ...
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Current global events and government mandates are forcing many organizations that have not, to date, encouraged remote work to suddenly allow their employees en masse to make a quick, often chaotic scramble for the exit and into the safety of their own homes. Typically, that means an unplanned migration to business-enablement cloud apps and services, ...
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    This was really helpful for our members in this difficult period. Thank you. ------------------------------ Franc Partzsch Senior Sales Manager Cloud Security Alliance ------------------------------

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    European Court of Justice Schrems 2 Decision Creates Havoc in Global Digital Exchanges: Significant Challenges to Privacy Shield and Standard Contractual Clauses Users By Francoise Gilbert, CEO,   DataMinding, Inc. For months, the global digital ...

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    Hi Antonio, This discount ended on May 31st, 2020. However you can purchase CCSK test tokens individually for only $395.  https://ccsk.cloudsecurityalliance.org/en We also offer discounted training if you're looking for a course (no token included):  ...

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    Will there be complimentary tokens to avail of?  I am very much interested, but the current condition prevents me from paying the full price.  TIA. ------------------------------ Antonio Magallanes-Villamor, Jr., CBE, CFE, CICA, CISA, CPA, CRMA, RPA ...

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    By Francoise Gilbert – DataMinding, Inc. The June 15, 2020 FTC Blogpost, titled   Six Steps Towards More Secure Cloud Computing   provides a concise, valuable checklist for businesses that use or intend to use cloud services, so that they make ...

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    By Francoise Gilbert,   DataMinding, Inc . The   United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement   (USMCA) enters into effect on July 1, 2020. Nicknamed "NAFTA 2.0" because it replaces the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the USMCA addresses ...

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    By @Francesco Cipollone , Chair at Cloud Security Alliance UK Chapter and Director at NSC42 Ltd. Use cases and common pitfalls Security appliance vendors are still updating their appliances to include typical cloud architecture that integrates into ...

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    By @Francesco Cipollone , Chair at Cloud Security Alliance UK Chapter and Director at NSC42 Ltd. Modern enterprises tend to utilize a mix or hybrid of cloud services like IaaS, PaaS and SaaS (Infrastructure/Platform/Software as a Service) to develop ...

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    Hi Elisa Morrison. I agree with most of your points about the VPN especially the slow speed. I have read on different platforms where VPN providers have openly mentioned that their VPN will reduce the speed of your internet connection because of high ...

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    By Daniele Catteddu, Chief Technology Office, Cloud Security Alliance Ironically, 2020 was supposed to be the year in which our luminous predictions of wealth and development would materialize. The advent of the Zeta-bytes word, trillions of smart ...

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    Security assessments, security questionnaires, vendor assessments, RFPs are all unavoidable in today's world of cloud computing and drain valuable resources and time when completing them. This Blog discusses the advantages of using the CAIQ over the multiple ...

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    By Etay Bogner, VP of Zero-Trust Products at   Proofpoint An increasing number of enterprises today have made large-scale shifts to cloud-based IT resources by putting their applications in the cloud, subscribing to ready-to-use software-as-a-service ...

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    By Salah Nassar, VP of Marketing at   CipherCloud The sudden influx of remote workers due to Coronavirus pandemic has put a strain on business continuity. Many organizations have adopted Virtual Private Networks (VPN) to securely connect with ...

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    By Martin Johnson, VP Marketing at   Polyrize Current global events and government mandates are forcing many organizations that have not, to date, encouraged remote work to suddenly allow their employees   en masse   to make a quick, often chaotic ...

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    By Elad Shapira, Head of Security,   Panorays In the wake of coronavirus, companies are now applying immediate work-from-home policies. This sudden and massive change poses a set of   new   cybersecurity risks and is forcing security teams ...

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    By   Alain Pannetrat , Senior Researcher at Cloud Security Alliance and Founder of   Omzlo.com For some cloud customers in sensitive or highly-regulated industries, such as banking or healthcare, "traditional" annual or bi-annual audits do not provide ...

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    Written by Neeraj Nayak, Senior Manager, Product Marketing at  CipherCloud The world is witnessing an unseen and unprecedented trend in the past few weeks. While advanced persistent threats have caused an upward trend in data breaches and cybercrime, ...

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    GitHub is celebrating 6 years of rewarding researchers for vulnerabilities found through the GitHub Security Bug Bounty program. You can read about the highlights from their program in its 6th year and their goals for the future here:   https://github.blog/2020-03- ...

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    By   Renatta Siewert , Senior Security Writer at   Mimecast The Mimecast Threat Center launched the   Threat Intelligence Report: RSA Conference Edition   on February 25th, finding a 145% increase in attack campaigns across the globe from October ...

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    CSA takes public health and safety very seriously and is continuing to monitor Coronavirus closely. Please join the COVID-19 Impact and Updates discussion group to discover the latest Coronavirus news that is relevant to CSA and our industry: https://circle.cloudsecurityalliance.org/communities/community-home?CommunityKey=a06680db-dc96-4bbb-9069-d5da06eb9caa ...

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    Effective immediately, Cloud Security Alliance is instituting a $100 USD price reduction on each of its online education courses available through the CSA Knowledge Center. This price reduction will be in effect through April 30, 2020. Given the current ...

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    By Francoise Gilbert, Data & Privacy Expert,   DataMinding.com This blog originally appeared on Francoise Gilbert's blog   here , read more updates around privacy by going to here website   DataMinding.com . Based on personal observation ...