Your SaaS environment grows as each well-meaning employee adds another perfect, productivity-boosting SaaS application. But all too often, that new app ends up introducing enormous and unnecessary risks to your company’s SaaS environment. Here are the hidden risks of SaaS that can impact every IT organization.
It’s good practice for every organization that relies on SaaS to take inventory periodically. Without knowing and monitoring for potential SaaS app account creep, your SaaS environment becomes a risky, expensive and unmanageable clutter. Without actively managing them, the dangers mount. But what can you do?
It’s clear that shadow IT and SaaS sprawl is bigger than any IT administrator is currently aware of. That’s why it’s critical to look at hidden risks of unauthorized SaaS apps, and how to limit risk to remain in compliance with security policies. Here’s how you can get started.
In prior Insight Alerts, we discussed trends in SaaS usage, visibility in the SaaS environment, and how CASB users differ from SaaSOps users. In this last Insight Alert based on our 2020 State of SaaSOps report survey data, we explore IT onboarding trends and how SaaS management and SaaSOps platforms make a difference.
Last week’s Insight Alert compared SaaSOps users and CASB users. And the week before that, we explored SaaS usage trends published in our 2020 State of SaaSOps report. In this third Insight Alert of the series, we explore what the State of SaaSOps survey data says about how enterprises have (or don’t have) full app visibility to discover all SaaS apps used throughout the organization.
In last week’s Insight Alert, we explored SaaS usage trends published in our 2020 State of SaaSOps report, as well as some new insights not included in the report. This week, we get answers to a question we frequently hear from prospects and customers: How is a SaaSOps platform different from a cloud access security broker (CASB)?
In this first installment of our new series, Insight Alert, we discuss how the number of SaaS applications varies by company size and industry. We also take a look at how it might vary by other technology in use at the enterprise.
This is the last blog post in our month-long series on compliance essentials. So far, we’ve looked at content scanning, audit logs, and SaaS app access privileges. Now, let’s talk about managing files in your SaaS environment.
In the first part of our month-long series on compliance essentials, we looked at content scanning. And then in our second part, we looked at audit logs for compliance. Here in our third part, we discuss SaaS access control.
In Part 2 of our compliance blog series, we look at Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance for SaaS and the provisions that apply to IT professionals. Plus, we explore the importance of audit logs and how they help organizations comply with critical standards, regulations, and laws.