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Inside the Battle to Control Enterprise Security Data Lakes

NEWS ANALYSIS: The strategic positioning to own and control the massive data lakes powering enterprise security programs took another expensive turn with CrowdStrike announcing it would shell out $400 million to buy early-stage log analytics start-up Humio.The $400 million cash-and-equity deal represents a massive exit for Humio, a company that raised just $
Publish At:2021-02-19 12:53 | Read:77 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Endpoint Security Mobile Security Network Secur

MVISION Cloud for Microsoft Teams

McAfee MVISION Cloud for Microsoft Teams, now offers secure guest user collaboration features allowing the security admins to not only monitor sensitive content posted in the form of messages and files within Teams but also monitor guest users joining Teams to remove any unauthorized guests joining Teams.   Working from home has become a new reality for many
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:115 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Cloud

MITRE ATT&CK for Cloud: Adoption and Value Study by UC Berkeley CLTC

Are you prepared to detect and defend against attacks that target your data in cloud services, or apps you’ve built that are hosted in the cloud?  Background  Nearly all enterprises and public sector customers we work with have enabled cloud use in their organization, with many seeing a 600%+ increase1 in use in the March-April timeframe of 2020, when the sh
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Top 10 Microsoft Teams Security Threats

2020 has seen cloud adoption accelerate with Microsoft Teams as one of the fastest growing collaboration apps, McAfee customers use of Teams increased by 300% between January and April 2020. When we looked into Teams use in more detail in June, we found these statistics, on average, in our customer base:   Teams Created                                  
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:32 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security security

“Best of Breed” – CASB/DLP and Rights Management Come Together

Securing documents before cloud Before the cloud, organizations would collaborate and store documents on desktop/laptop computers, email and file servers. Private cloud use-cases such accessing and storing documents on intranet web servers and network attached storage (NAS) improved the end-user’s experience. The security model followed a layered approach, w
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:36 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security

Data-Centric Security for the Cloud, Zero Trust or Advanced Adaptive Trust?

Over the last few months, Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) conversations have been top-of-mind across the DoD. We have been hearing the chatter during industry events all while sharing conflicting interpretations and using various definitions. In a sense, there is an uncertainty around how the security model can and should work. From the chatter, one thing is c
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:72 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security public sector government Cloud security

With No Power Comes More Responsibility

You’ve more than likely heard the phrase “with great power comes great responsibility.” Alternatively called the “Peter Parker Principle” this phrase became well known in popular culture mostly due to Spider-Man comics and movies – where Peter Parker is the protagonist. The phrase is so well known today that it actually has its own article in Wikipedia. The
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:69 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security

Catch the Most Sophisticated Attacks Without Slowing Down Your Users

Most businesses cannot survive without being connected to the internet or the cloud. Websites and cloud services enable employees to communicate, collaborate, research, organize, archive, create, and be productive. Yet, the digital connection is also a threat. External attacks on cloud accounts increased by an astounding 630% in 2019. Ransomware and phishing
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:45 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security

McAfee Named a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for CASB

McAfee MVISION Cloud was the first to market with a CASB solution to address the need to secure corporate data in the cloud. Since then, Gartner has published several reports dedicated to the CASB market, which is a testament to the critical role CASBs play in enabling enterprise cloud adoption. Today, Gartner named McAfee a Leader in the 2020 annual Gartner
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:78 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security

SPOTLIGHT: Women in Cybersecurity

There are new and expanding opportunities for women’s participation in cybersecurity globally as women are present in greater numbers in leadership. In recent years, the international community has recognized the important contributions of women to cybersecurity, however, equal representation of women is nowhere near a reality, especially at senior levels. T
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:18 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security security cyber cybersecurity

How CASB and EDR Protect Federal Agencies in the Age of Work from Home

Malicious actors are increasingly taking advantage of the burgeoning at-home workforce and expanding use of cloud services to deliver malware and gain access to sensitive data. According to an Analysis Report (AR20-268A) from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), this new normal work environment has put federal agencies at  risk of fal
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:1 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security public sector case study government

Think Beyond the Edge: Why SASE is Incomplete Without Endpoint DLP

The move to a distributed workforce came suddenly and swiftly. In February 2020, less than 40% of companies allowed most of their employees to work from home one day a week. By April, 77% of companies had most of their employees working exclusively from home. Organizations have been in the midst of digital transformation projects for years, but this developm
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:8 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security

Securing Containers with NIST 800-190 and MVISION CNAPP

Government and Private Sector organizations are transforming their businesses by embracing DevOps principles, microservice design patterns, and container technologies across on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments. Container adoption is becoming mainstream to drive digital transformation and business growth and to accelerate product and feature velocity.
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:74 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security public sector government

3 Reasons Why Connected Apps are Critical to Enterprise Security

Every day, new apps are developed to solve problems and create efficiency in individuals’ lives.  Employees are continually experimenting with new apps to enhance productivity and simplify complex matters. When in a pinch, using DropBox to share large files or an online PDF editor for quick modifications are commonalities among employees. However, these apps
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:14 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security security

Finally, True Unified Multi-Vector Data Protection in a Cloud World

This week, we announced the latest release of MVISION Unified Cloud Edge, which included a number of great data protection enhancements. With working patterns and data workflows dramatically changed in 2020, this release couldn’t be more timely. According to a report by Gartner earlier in 2020, 88% of organizations have encouraged or required employees to wo
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