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Skyhigh Teams with Palo Alto Networks to Extend Next-Gen Firewall to the Cloud – and More

September 16th, 2014

As part of our mission to help organizations securely enable cloud services, we’ve expanded our range of partnerships beyond cloud service providers to include security solution providers. These strategic partnerships enable joint customers to leverage their investments in security infrastructure as they seek to securely enable cloud services. For this reason we are thrilled to…

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Dyre Straits: Millions of Cloud Users Vulnerable to New Trojan

September 15th, 2014

A powerful new strain of malware called Dyre (or Dyreza) not only poses a serious threat to consumers and businesses, it also signifies the cloud has arrived. Dyre not only uses the cloud as a vector for distributing malware to client machines, once installed it attempts to compromise data sent to secured cloud services. Researchers…

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User-Centric Security, Compliance, and Governance for Box Customers

September 3rd, 2014

With BoxWorks 2014 growing into new digs at Moscone Center, Box has cemented its spot in the upper echelon of cloud service providers alongside names like Oracle, SalesForce, and ServiceNow. Box’s traction in the marketplace speaks volumes about the tremendous demand for global information sharing that is simple, fast, and effective. With the wealth of…

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Meeting Data Governance Requirements with Collaboration Control for Box

September 3rd, 2014

Enterprises are embracing content sharing and collaboration from Box to make their employees more productive and their businesses more nimble. The benefits are clear: employees can access their files and work from anywhere on any device. However, that also means companies are storing a wide range of sensitive data in Box such as customer data,…

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Cisco’s Path to Secure Cloud Enablement

August 29th, 2014

With a seemingly nonstop feed of menacing headlines announcing corporate data breaches, it is becoming impossible for IT departments to maintain a “head in the sand” attitude towards security vulnerabilities. “If you are the head of security, the first thing you’ve got to realize is that the bad news is not going to get better,”…

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The Rapidly Emerging Security Market Called Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Cloud Application Control (CAC), and…

August 26th, 2014

When the founders of Skyhigh Networks started the company in 2012, they knew they were bringing to market an important service that would fill a major need for companies of all sizes. What they didn’t know at the time is that Skyhigh would be creating a new market category that Gartner would name the #1…

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The Fastest Growing Cloud Apps of 2014

August 25th, 2014

The cloud is growing exponentially and SaaS provider revenue in 2014 is set to surpass $18 billion, making the cloud application market larger than previous major shifts in technology at key points in their development including e-commerce revenue in 1998 ($8 billion) and personal computer revenue in 1982 ($11 billion). It’s easier today for entrepreneurs…

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Rise of the (Malware) Machines

August 22nd, 2014

Take any movie where robots rise up against their human makers, and you’ll see fear and panic set in.  This happens in films such as The Terminator (1984), Screamers (1995), and I, Robot (2004).  Why?  Because robots operate on autopilot and are not constrained by human limitations: the need for food, water, or sleep.  This…

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DIRECTV’s User-Centric Cloud Security Model (Video)

August 21st, 2014

Today’s employees are used to cloud services that make them more productive and efficient, and because they use many intuitive cloud services in their personal lives, they expect the same convenience in the office.  At DIRECTV, enabling employees to access the cloud services and data they want, when they want, where they want, and from…

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Only 1 in 100 Cloud Providers Meet Proposed EU Data Protection Requirements

August 11th, 2014

Whether your organization is based in Europe, has operations in Europe, or handles data pertaining to EU residents, a proposed EU regulation in the works will have a significant impact on which cloud services you use and how you use them. The EU General Data Protection Regulation is expected to be passed this year and…

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