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4 Insider Threats That Should Keep You Up at Night

Learn about four of the most common, and most insidious, types of insider threats that you should be on the lookout for in your SaaS environment.

BetterCloud
6 min read

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.

Bryan McKay
4 min read

6 Things You Should Look for When Selecting a Secure SaaS Vendor

Selecting the right SaaS vendors can prove instrumental in propelling your organization to the next level. However, that’s only one piece of the puzzle. You also need to select vendors with the right security measures in place. This is especially true if you are giving them access to other SaaS applications that are critical to your organization or process sensitive information. But how do you know if a SaaS vendor is secure? We sat down with BetterCloud’s Security Compliance Director Mosi Platt to find out.

Peter Fretty
5 min read

What Does a Successful Security Program Look Like?

In the era of data breaches, what makes up a successful security program? BetterCloud’s Senior Security Architect Austin Whipple shares what success and failure look like in a security program. After reading this article, you’ll come away with a few ideas you can implement right away. Here’s what he’s seen work.

Austin Whipple
9 min read

The Essential Steps, Tools, and Technologies for Achieving a Zero Trust Security Model in Your SaaS Environment

It’s time to get tactical. In the third and final part of our blog series, we discuss the necessary tools and technologies to implement a Zero Trust security model in your SaaS environment.

Arun Shrestha
3 min read

Rolling Out a Zero Trust Security Model? Here’s What You Need to Think About

In part two of our blog series, we discuss 12 best practices when implementing a Zero Trust security model for effective SaaS management.

Arun Shrestha
3 min read
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Taming SaaS Security Challenges with the Zero Trust Security Model

Today, the new reality is that network-based security is no longer adequate. Companies need to invest in a new security architecture to effectively manage their sprawling SaaS portfolio. Enter: Zero Trust. Part one of our blog series explores why a new security framework is essential right now.

Arun Shrestha
4 min read

Paranormal (User) Activity: 4 Terrifying IT Stories on Insider Threats

For IT and security professionals, spooky season can feel like a year-round experience. Research shows that insider threats — specifically, those caused by end users — are keeping folks up at night. At BetterCloud, we’re seeing insider threats take shape in a variety of surprising forms. Here are four frightening tales from implementation sessions with new customers where we uncovered both malicious and negligent employees jeopardizing confidential business information.

BetterCloud
5 min read

6 Takeaways from Altitude 2018

Last week, we hosted Altitude, our annual customer summit, in Denver, Colorado. It was our best customer summit yet, with over 140 IT and security professionals attending. Thirty speakers from all over the country gave insights and tips on security automation, SaaS management efficiency, and the future of IT and technology. Missed it? No worries. Here are six key takeaways from the conference.

BetterCloud
5 min read

Activity-based Alerts: Giving IT More Granularity and Control

You spoke, we listened. At our annual customer conference last year, the number one feature you requested was activity-based alerts. These are alerts for things like suspicious user logins or the downloading of confidential files. So we built it. So far we’ve released alerts for Okta, Dropbox, and G Suite, with more on the way for Box, Salesforce, and Microsoft. Activity-based alerts are the next frontier for companies securing mission critical SaaS apps. Here’s how they give IT more control and insights than ever before.

Ramone Hamilton
5 min read
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