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The Top Security Blind Spots in Your SaaS Environment

“Fired IT Guy Puts Porn in Ex-Boss’ PowerPoint, Gets Sweet Revenge.” “Corporate Data Slips Out Via Google Calendar.” “Hundreds of Companies Expose PII, Private Emails Through Google Groups Error.” These are just a few of the news headlines that represent hidden security threats lurking in SaaS environments. Last week, we hosted a webinar on the top security blind spots you should know about. Don’t worry if you missed it. Here’s a recap.

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SOM vs. CASB vs. IDaaS: The Unique Value of BetterCloud Demonstrated in 10 GIFs

“What is BetterCloud? Is BetterCloud a CASB? An IDaaS?” People ask us these questions all the time. But BetterCloud is solving a set of challenges that no other vendor addresses. We’re not a CASB or an IDaaS (in fact, many of our customers use us alongside those solutions). Instead, we’re pioneering a new IT market: SaaS Operations Management, or SOM. Here are 10 GIFs that illustrate the unique value of BetterCloud.

BetterCloud
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3 Real-Life IT Horror Stories That Illustrate Dangerous Blind Spots in SaaS Environments

Increasingly, IT teams are running into unforeseen challenges and realizing that there are critical areas—aka blind spots—they have no visibility into. Here are some real-life horror stories that illustrate major blind spots in SaaS environments and the damage they can cause.

BetterCloud
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These Two Things Impact Workplace Technology More Than Anything Else

In recent years, what has impacted technology in the workplace the most? Aspi Havewala, Director of IT at Verizon, has a concise yet powerful answer. He identifies the two most critical factors that IT must understand and be thoughtful about, and explains how and why these areas must evolve.

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Are You at Risk? 5 Stories That Show the Devastating Consequences of Insider Threats

The vast majority of organizations (74%) feel vulnerable to insider threats, which is why it’s vital to understand the potential consequences and learn from the experiences of others. Only then can executives, IT and security staff, and employees throughout the organization come together to address the problem.

BetterCloud
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Audit, Update, and Enforce: How to Avoid This Preventable Google Groups Data Exposure

A simple misconfiguration in the Google Admin console made headlines recently by exposing personally identifiable information (PII) and sensitive messages to the internet. Here’s how you can audit, update, and enforce group settings automatically.

BetterCloud
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5 Undeniable Benefits of Orchestrated Offboarding

Outside of IT, many employees don’t understand the ROI of orchestrating/automating offboarding. This list will help you explain the benefits to anyone.

BetterCloud
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The Top 4 Threats Posed by Improper Offboarding (and How to Overcome Them)

Whether it’s an ex-employee stealing company data, compliance violations, excessive costs, or productivity loss, improper offboarding threatens organizations of all sizes and in all industries. Thankfully, IT experts have developed best practices over the years to identify and eliminate those threats before they occur.

BetterCloud
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How First Round Capital Orchestrates Employee Offboarding for Immediate Data Security and Precision

BetterCloud, combined with Okta, helps VC firm First Round Capital orchestrate around 90% of the employee offboarding process. With more than $700mm under management, data simply cannot be publicly exposed and offboarding must happen almost immediately. Here’s how Ryan Donnon, IT and data manager at First Round Capital, ensures data security across multiple SaaS applications during offboarding in “thirty seconds.”

BetterCloud
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3 Reasons Modern Day Offboarding is Getting More Complex

When was the last time you took an honest look at your offboarding process? With data sprawl out of control, an ever increasing number of SaaS applications, and a workforce that’s quick to move on to the next gig, offboarding has become an organizational nightmare.

BetterCloud
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