How to Address the Cloud Security Gap with API based CASBs

How to address the cloud security gap with API based CASBs

In today’s world of hybrid cloud infrastructures using both on-premise resources as well as public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), the security boundary lines are being blurred for organizations taking advantage of public cloud resources. While hosting infrastructure both on-premise and in the public cloud, organizations have to address security concerns as well as enforce compliance of on-premise network security policies with infrastructure that lives in the cloud. Cloud Access Security Brokers or CASBs are often used to sit between on-premise infrastructure and cloud infrastructure and enforce enterprise security policies.  There are many different implementations and types of CASBs. Two different approaches to implementing CASBs involve using API based CASBs and also Firewall/proxy based CASBs. What are the differences between the two? Which is the more scalable, modern solution? Let’s take a closer look at CASBs in general as well as look at these different implementations.

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Tips for Enterprise Cyber Security Awareness and Risk Management

FfCyber Security Awareness

In this article we will learn how to address and effectively respond to major enterprise cybersecurity threats. Today, cyber security incidents lead to significant damage, alarming organizations of all types and  sizes in different geographic locations. In 2017 the following primary sectors, increasingly turning to cloud, file-sharing services, and big data technology, top the list of  the most high-target industry verticals vulnerable to cyber-attacks:

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Top 10 Benefits of Google Team Drives Every Enterprise Must Know

Google Team Drives benefits

Google Team Drives is a revolutionary user-centric enterprise storage management system designed with enterprise team collaboration patterns in mind. Digital technologies are continuously changing the way people work today. Innovation is in Google’s DNA, and by being focused on core business processes, the company has put over a thousand hours of the user experience research engineers into this. Imagine that there are nearly 800 million monthly active users of Drive with trillions of files stored on Google Drive, representing enterprises’ knowledge.

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How Ransomware Hackers Cash Out Bitcoins

Research at Google presented a study on the ransomware ecosystem recently. The research talks about a variety of popular topics such as the flow of ransom payments from a victim to a hacker and also ways to exchange bitcoins, either by purchasing them or cashing them out. The study also uses graphs to show annual incomes of Locky, Cerber and WannaCry malwares, and the rise of Ransomware as a service, where anyone can become a hacker.

Main points:

  • Tracing cash outs of ransom payments.

Tracing payments through the bitcoin chain

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How to Protect Your Google Team Drives from Ransomware

Google Team Drives Ransomware Protection

Google Backup and Sync, along with Google Drive File Stream are the newest Google Apps that simplify the process of synchronizing files from computer to Google cloud. They quickly stream files from the hard drive and save time and storage for enterprise users. However, few people know that Drive File Stream comes with sufficient security risks to the most important teams’ files – Team Drives.

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How to Migrate G Suite Data Securely Using Version Control

How to migrate G Suite

When an employee leaves a company, moves to another department, or is simply fired, there is no need to pay for an unused account if you can migrate critical data to another account. But the cybersecurity world is challenging businesses and educational organizations with new threats that require maintenance of their cloud data with the help of technically advanced SaaS providers. Using data migration tools is becoming a common practice, but simple data migration is not enough to accomplish the task. To migrate G Suite data effectively, you need a sophisticated combination of a migration tool and version control.

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Google Team Drives Backup Released

Google Team Drives backup recovery
Spinbackup is proud to become the world’s first vendor to introduce backup & recovery features for Google Team Drives. When Team Drives was officially launched in March, 2017, thousands of G Suite Enterprise, G Suite Business and G Suite for Education organizations had the opportunity to try it, however there was no option to backup that data. Well, Spinbackup comes to the rescue again, introducing Automated Daily Backup for Google Team Drives!

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