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Why the IT Director at First Round Capital Calls Altitude “Completely Game Changing”

Altitude, BetterCloud’s annual IT conference, will be held September 23-25 in San Francisco this year. “Altitude is the best place to talk to a community of like-minded thinkers who are going to help you directly with your day-to-day job,” says Ryan Donnon, the Director of IT at First Round Capital. According to Ryan, Altitude is “THE community that you need to be in” if you’re using any SaaS apps in your IT environment.

Product Tip Tuesday: How to Find & Protect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) in G Suite, Box & Slack

This week, we’re back with Product Tip Tuesday to talk about Content Scanning for personally identifiable information (PII). End users have the ability to create content with sensitive data, but it’s difficult for IT admins to get visibility into where that data lives—or worse, if it’s being shared publicly or externally. Learn how BetterCloud’s Content Scanning helps admins get insight into what documents their end users are sharing and if they contain any sensitive PII.

Product Tip Tuesday: 4 Ways BetterCloud Can Help IT Manage the M&A Process

Mergers and acquisitions are notoriously difficult. IT is tasked with a laundry list of post-merger assignments, too. What applications in the technology stack do we keep, and how do we integrate duplicate systems? How do we keep an accurate list of which employees are staying and which are going? How do we avoid technological disruptions to end users and customers? What are the roles for everyone on the newly integrated IT staff? BetterCloud is no panacea for the agglomeration of work required by IT for a successful merger, but there are ways the platform can help.

Meet BetterCloud’s New Chief Marketing Officer, Andrew Savitz

Our bi-coastal new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Andrew Savitz has a passion for surfing and an insatiable appetite for Yelp. He can’t wait to put his plans into motion and share BetterCloud’s story with the world. Andy has extensive experience scaling enterprise SaaS companies, which makes him the perfect addition to BetterCloud.

4 Insider Threats That Should Keep You Up at Night

As the world shifts to SaaS, IT teams are still learning how to fully secure their SaaS apps—in many cases they’re still discovering where threats lie within these new environments. BetterCloud’s CISO Carlos Batista and Principal Solutions Engineer Mohammed Khalid hosted a webinar to discuss four of the most common, and most insidious, insider threats that you should be on the lookout for in your cloud environment. Here’s a recap.

Beyond Access: How to Secure Your Users’ Interactions with BetterCloud

The rise of user mobility and SaaS application adoption have drastically changed the landscape for access and security: More people are accessing more resources from more locations and more devices. Organizations must ensure that all users around the globe—whether remote employees, customers, partners, or contractors—can securely access data and protect applications anywhere.

The Perimeter Has Vanished. Here’s a 90-Day Plan to Help You Adapt

Once upon a time, it was easy to secure your IT kingdom. But just like castles fell in the 1300s because of the evolution and enhancement of gunpowder, our technology perimeter has fallen with the evolution and enhancement of SaaS and cloud-based services. Without our walls, without the perimeter to limit access to services, we must evolve to introduce cloud enablement. Over the next 90 days, let’s take an objective-based approach to evolving our perimeter management.

How to Keep Institutional Knowledge from Walking Out the Door

As boomers retire, companies are unwittingly losing valuable institutional data. Why? Because, while the retiree’s job is transitioned to a new employee, many organizations don’t consider the knowledge and experience walking out the door with that employee. Since boomers are the first generation to transfer their knowledge to machines and computer programs and not to apprentices and junior employees, it’s important to know how to transfer all of this data smoothly as part of an ongoing search journey.