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As Cloud Use Expands, So Do Security Blind Spots, Studies Show
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Catherine Hudson
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Catherine Hudson,
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4/8/2017 | 2:31:37 AM
Ways to solve the problem
Great piece! You've raised a topical issue, thank you. The majority seems to concentrate on the benefits of the cloud and ignore its threats which are plenty, as you noted. I think, SAM tools, such as Binadox, are able to facilitate the problem solving, as they monitor SaaS (cloud services) usage, log all subscription and usage events, intercept Terms of Service (ToS) and analyze those ToS to help businesses reveal potential liabilities and act proactively.
Marc Wilczek
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Marc Wilczek,
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4/25/2017 | 4:28:41 AM
Risks are still underestimated
Gartner recently predicted that by 2020, a third of successful cyber-attacks experienced by enterprises will be on their shadow IT resources. Safeguarding the estate and putting monitoring in place is not a "nice to have" type of thing. The risks associated with a security incident (reputation, financial damages etc.) still seem to be widley underestimated.


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