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How Security Leaders from Okta, Proofpoint, Netskope, and Crowdstrike are Embracing the Work-From-Home Opportunity

This spring and summer, companies across many verticals have had no choice but to buckle up and shift into full support for remote work, and retooling as quickly as possible to secure anytime, anywhere, any-device access for their teams Companies are calling on their Chief Security Officers to lead this incredibly rapid shift into the cloud future…

Okta’s New CSO on Preparing for the Future

We often talk about how the enterprise is changing and evolving—but the transformation we’ve seen in the past two months is unparalleled. In a matter of weeks, hundreds of millions of people around the world have had to make the shift to remote work and companies have had to migrate their business operations and offerings online. Times like these…

Building Trust and Security Through Transparency of Service

Transparency is a great way for cloud providers to demonstrate and prove good security practices to their customers. Often times, however, the transparency stops when outages or service hiccups occur. During an incident, how a cloud provider communicates to its customers says a lot. In a guest post for the Cloud Security Alliance, I discuss why…

Defining the Enterprise Cloud Service

The barrage of articles and blogs that cropped up following the personal identity hack on Wired’s Mat Honan got me thinking about the importance of security in the cloud. In my experience, what happened to Mat is not a unique issue. In fact, it’s actually a somewhat typical downside to – what I call – consumer cloud services. It was, no doubt, a…

Keeping You Safe in the Cloud is a Full-Time Job

Identity is at the center of cloud security. As a result, cloud identity and access management (IAM) is one of the most interesting – and critical – challenges in IT today. The rapid evolution of enterprise IT to the cloud has rendered on-premise identity solutions ineffective. With the acceleration of mobile device access, cloud business apps and…

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