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SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM) as a Layer in Your Identity Fabric

SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM) as a Layer in Your Identity Fabric

Jan 23, 2023 SaaS Security / SSPM Solution
The move to SaaS and other cloud tools has put an emphasis on Identity & Access Management (IAM). After all, user identity is one of the only barriers standing between sensitive corporate data and any unauthorized access.  The tools used to define IAM make up its identity fabric. The stronger the fabric, the more resistant identities are to pressure from threat actors. However, those pressures are only increasing. Decentralized IT, evolving threats, and zero-trust tools are pushing many IAM tools to their limits.  To maintain their effectiveness, IAM are shifting to operating as an agile, interconnected identity fabric rather than just siloed IAM tools. The demands of today's IT operating environment are forcing IAM to support decentralized IT environments while still providing centralized management and governance for its users. Interestingly, many of the identity fabric principles they define are currently found in leading SSPM tools. It's important to note that identity fabr
Why Do User Permissions Matter for SaaS Security?

Why Do User Permissions Matter for SaaS Security?

Jan 09, 2023 SaaS Security / SSPM Solution
Earlier this year, threat actors infiltrated  Mailchimp , the popular SaaS email marketing platform. They viewed over 300 Mailchimp customer accounts and exported audience data from 102 of them. The breach was preceded by a successful phishing attempt and led to malicious attacks against Mailchimp's customers' end users. Three months later, Mailchimp was hit with  another attack . Once again, an employee's account was breached following a successful phishing attempt. While the identity of the Mailchimp accounts that had been compromised wasn't released, it's easy to see how user permission settings could have played a role in the attack. Once threat detectors breached the system, they had the access needed to utilize an internal tool that enabled them to find the data they were looking for. The attack ended when security teams were able to terminate user access, although data which had already been downloaded remained in the threat actor's hands. Introducing user permissions, throu
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Top 4 SaaS Security Threats for 2023

Top 4 SaaS Security Threats for 2023

Dec 12, 2022 SaaS Security / SSPM Solution
With 2022 coming to a close, there is no better time to buckle down and prepare to face the security challenges in the year to come. This past year has seen its  fair share of breaches , attacks, and leaks, forcing organizations to scramble to protect their SaaS stacks. March alone saw three different breaches from Microsoft, Hubspot, and Okta.  With SaaS sprawl ever growing and becoming more complex, organizations can look to four areas within their SaaS environment to harden and secure.  Learn how you can automate your SaaS stack security Misconfigurations Abound Enterprises can have  over 40 million  knobs, check boxes, and toggles in their employees' SaaS apps. The security team is responsible to secure each of these settings, user roles and permissions to ensure they comply with industry and company policy.  Not only because of their obvious risk or misalignment with security policies, misconfigurations are overwhelmingly challenging to secure manually. These configurati
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