Despite the range of functionality offered in Office 365, like any cloud-based offering, it cannot be all things to all customers. There are features missing in Office 365 that will prompt some customers to consider the use of third-party, cloud-based, or on-premise tools to enhance Office 365’s native capabilities. Specifically, these third-party enhancements are focused primarily on the security, archiving, and encryption capabilities built into Office 365. Read now!
"Agile companies push new application versions to production every few weeks, sometimes even faster. With super-fast Beta cycles being the norm, getting various user groups, such as remote QA teams, access to staging environments can slow down your delivery timelines. What if you could enable secure access for any number of users in 15 minutes?
BubblewrApp’s Service Access Service (SAS) is a turnkey, cloud-based service that acts as the first line of defense for your applications. BubblewrApp’s SAS enables its customers to grant easy access to applications deployed ""behind the firewall"" (on premise) or ""inside the Virtual Private Cloud"" (in a public cloud) from any remote location. Customers can begin leveraging SAS within minutes without requiring any changes to pre-existing network and security policies. The result is a vastly superior secure application access model that enables a zero CapEx, low OpEx model for secure application access, both on premise and in the public cloud."
"It’s important to understand the role that an Identity platform plays in modern enterprise IT. In the past, Identity and Access Management systems were an afterthought. They were put into place after making many of your other architectural decisions. With the move to web, cloud and mobile, IAM has become a key variable in hardware and software deployment, as well as in operational strategy.
This webinar will reveal why leveraging an IAM platform, built as a single cloud-based platform for security across on-prem and cloud, can solve these issues."
As a mid-sized or smaller organization, there is a lure of feeling safety in obscurity. “We’re too small to be a target for cyber attacks” is a common refrain used to justify a lax network security posture. Unfortunately, it’s a refrain that may come to haunt you.
Drivers for cloud solutions include the need to innovate, simplify and cut costs. Users say a key benefit cloud-based security is no need to deploy equipment or software. The cloud provider furnishes and hosts everything in secure data centers. This arrangement lets your business avoid capital expenses and to control ongoing costs.
This paper describes how your small or medium-sized company can manage IT risks and maintain regulatory compliance with minimal staff and budget.
This whitepaper discusses the challenges of security in the cloud and how the use of cloud-based services will enable organizations of all sizes, from the very smalles to multinational enterpries, to put trust back into the security equation.
Published By: Incapsula
Published Date: Jul 11, 2014
Given today's threat landscape and the availability of inexpensive "Do it yourself DDoS attack kits,” commercial websites of all sizes have become targets of DDoS attacks. This guide offers online businesses practical guidelines and evaluation criteria for choosing their DDoS mitigation solution.
The cloud is here to stay, and Microsoft SharePoint users are finally making the move. Since 2013, the number of SharePoint users with intentions of moving their SharePoint sites to the cloud has doubled, according to a 2015 AIIM survey.1 Many users are making the change to reduce IT costs, improve access for external partners and increase mobility.
Casey, IT manager at a mid-size healthcare organization, is one of those users planning to move his organization to a cloud-based SharePoint infrastructure. But because Casey works in healthcare, he’s especially concerned about the security of the cloud. And he’s not alone with that concern — AIIM reports that 62 percent of SharePoint users cite security as their biggest concern when considering a cloud or hybrid solution for SharePoint.
More specifically, many SharePoint users are concerned about the following three areas of security in the cloud:
• Identity and access
• Data protection and privacy
• Compliance and governance
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jul 11, 2017
This white paper explores the challenges associated with protecting data in today’s enterprise and starts to detail how a modern data loss prevention (DLP) solution, delivered as part of a cloud-based web security gateway, can provide continuous monitoring and protection of sensitive data on mobile devices, on-premises and in the cloud.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jun 13, 2018
Today’s workforce is increasingly nomadic. Employees use personal and company-owned devices desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones with various operating systems to access corporate resources over different networks from virtually anywhere. Roaming users and cloud-based applications have eroded the network perimeter where enterprises have traditionally focused their security controls.
In the wake of this disruption, vendors offered myriad point products that solve only a portion of the security problem. These products usually require costly custom integrations and high management overhead to boot.
Making matters worse, traditional security approaches can’t address an evolving threat landscape that includes ransomware, stealthy attacks that dwell in a customer’s environment for months, and threats targeting iOS and Android devices. In fact, the mobile workforce is more vulnerable than ever before.
Address budget shortages and skills gaps with cloud-based Security Intelligence & Analytics. Use a Software-as-a-Service solution to replace aging security technologies and deploy a market leading solution in only weeks. Read how you can focus on monitoring the environment rather than updating software, and replace up-front capital costs with a monthly operational fee.
Identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) is the cloud alternative to maintaining identity and access management (IAM) products on-premise. Fully featured IDaaS offers authentication, access control, single sign-on (SSO), provisioning and password management, infrastructure and directory management, reporting, alerting, and monitoring services, and is hosted, managed, and delivered as a cloud-based service.
Published By: SilverSky
Published Date: Mar 26, 2014
The Radicati Group, a technology market research firm, highlights its choices for Cloud Business Email providers based on market share and functionality. They detail the criteria for a Top Performer in this market and include SilverSky in that category.
Published By: SilverSky
Published Date: Mar 26, 2014
This white paper includes a comprehensive list of things to consider in evaluating cloud-based email solutions, from the hidden costs of hosting your own, to additional services you might need, as well as what questions to ask your provider.
As a cloud-based business services suite, Microsoft® Office 365™ provides organizations with access to web, mobile and desktop versions of traditional Office software tools, cloud storage space for enterprise file sharing, and hosted services for communication and social. By making these services available across desktop, mobile, and web platforms, Microsoft is experiencing increased adoption from both consumers and businesses while expanding the possibilities for anytime-anywhere collaboration.
Yet for all its promise, Office 365 poses a meaningful adoption and security challenges for the IT organization. This is where VMware Workspace™ ONE™ comes in — we’ve brought together the power of VMware AirWatch® and VMware Identity Manager™ to accelerate and secure Office 365 deployments.
This paper explores some of the practices most relevant to achieving success with PaaS, focusing on ways to identify how PaaS can be best utilized within the specifics of a given organization’s overall IT needs. Practices include understanding scalability and infrastructure aspects of PaaS deployment, the need for coding wisdom in otherwise “codeless” environments, integration with on-premise systems and other cloud-based IT assets, security and more.
Published By: AlienVault
Published Date: Oct 20, 2017
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) is a foundational cyber security technology. However, a properly executed SIEM strategy is difficult to execute even in static network environments with limited assets, much less for companies that have heterogeneous networks, transient end users, and plans of expansion.
In this analyst report from Frost & Sullivan, you’ll read about several factors that companies big and small need to consider when purchasing and deploying a SIEM. You’ll also learn about AlienVault’s unified approach to solving for these challenges, with its on-prem appliance (USM Appliance™), and cloud-based SIEM-as-service, (USM Anywhere™).
Download this report now to learn more about the changing SIEM market and AlienVault’s unified approach to security information and event management.
To manage and control how the airport's employees make use of these cloud-computing services, Gatwick has turned to the cloud-based identity management service from Okta, which lets the security manager centrally manage, provision and de-provision single sign-on access to cloud services for Gatwick's staff. Watch this short video to see Gatwick's story.
Published By: SafeNet
Published Date: Mar 29, 2013
The move to the cloud and virtualized environments along with an increasingly mobile workforce, emerging employee BYOD trends and the adoption of cloud based applications is blurring the boundaries of the traditional network security perimeter.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Feb 23, 2017
This study provides IT decision-makers with insight on various types of clouds and how they are used today along with a practical framework to evaluate converged infrastructure versus do-it-yourself approaches. Based on interviews with organizations that implemented VCE solutions, Forrester Consulting quantified how VCE converged infrastructure drove significant increases in IT efficiency and productivity, as well as decreases in the cost associated with infrastructure, security, and compliance. The study describes a process for setting improvement goals and measuring success for infrastructure modernization. This process is supported by an intuitive template.
When choosing among providers of identity and access management as a service (IDaaS), a great place to start is evaluating your own organization’s IAM needs. Create a personalized list of your identity and access management (IAM) needs and determine if IBM® Cloud Identity Service is right for you. With this checklist, you will be able to determine if your needs match up with the benefits of IBM Cloud Identity Service.