Zluri Blog - Security & Compliance

  • 7 Tools for Eliminating Shadow IT that Actually Works- Featured Shot

    7 Tools for Eliminating Shadow IT that Actually Works

    To eliminate all the risks arising from shadow IT, you need a tool to help you gain visibility to all the software in your organization.

  • CASB Deployment Modes (And How to Choose?)- Featured Shot

    CASB Deployment Modes (And How to Choose?)

    There are two types of CABS deployment modes, one is proxy, and the other is API. 

  • Privileged Identity Management - A Definite Guide- Featured Shot

    Privileged Identity Management - A Definite Guide

    A privileged account is commonly used by IT administrators, security teams, helpdesk, application owners, database administrators, etc. And are usually secured by passwords, multi-factor authentications, keys, session recordings, and behavior analytics, to name a few. 

  • Lessons from the Okta Breach for IT Asset Managers- Featured Shot

    Lessons from the Okta Breach for IT Asset Managers

    Attackers belonging to the Lapsus$ hacking group successfully compromised an endpoint used by a third-party support engineer of the Site by connecting to it using RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol). 

  • IT Security Manager Job Description- Featured Shot

    IT Security Manager Job Description

    The work of the IT Security Manager comprises the planning and execution of security procedures that safeguard the data and information of an organization from being intentionally attacked, accessed without authorization, corrupted, or stolen.

  • What is DLP & How Does it Work? Explained 101- Featured Shot

    What is DLP & How Does it Work? Explained 101

    Data loss prevention is one of the vital strategies that can prevent your sensitive information from getting leaked online. You need to understand the ins and outs of DLP to implement the strategies in your existing business ecosystem.

  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Policies and Procedure- Featured Shot

    Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Policies and Procedure

    Data loss prevention (DLP) is an umbrella term that encompasses tools, methods, and practices that ensure end-users do not send vital or sensitive data outside of an organization and lose it. It keeps sensitive information from being accessed or stolen by anyone without the right authorization. 

  • Data Classification: How SaaSOps Managers can Secure Organizational Data- Featured Shot

    Data Classification: How SaaSOps Managers can Secure Organizational Data

    The primary goal of data classification is to regulate the classification, use, disclosure, and security of the company's data, as well as that of its data subjects, in accordance with the needs, contractual as well as regulatory requirements.

  • How IT Teams Can Prevent Insider Threats in Organization- Featured Shot

    How IT Teams Can Prevent Insider Threats in Organization

    A malicious insider can steal the information knowingly. On the other hand, a negligent insider unknowingly or mistakenly acts as an agent for threat. 

  • HIPAA Compliance Checklist- Featured Shot

    HIPAA Compliance Checklist

    The privacy rule is to ensure that the Patient Health Information (PHI) is protected from unauthorized access. The HIPAA privacy rule was initially called "Standards For Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information." It gives patients rights over their health-related information, also called protected health information or PHI. 

  • How to Stay Audit-Ready for HIPAA Compliance- Featured Shot

    How to Stay Audit-Ready for HIPAA Compliance

    It is always best to make the necessary changes to comply with HIPAA requirements before being notified of any audits. HIPAA compliance should be a must if you are a company that works with Protected Health Information. You need to be proactive as you hold the responsiblity to keep the information secure. 

  • Top SOC 2 Services (Firms)- Featured Shot

    Top SOC 2 Services (Firms)

    Selecting a SOC 2 Auditor: While looking at the website, social reviews and asking in your network if they have worked with the firm that does SOC 2 audits are preliminary. There are various other factors such as price, experience/specialization, and process of conducting SOC 2 audit that you should also look for. Further, any firm conducting SOC 2 audit must be AICPA certified. 

  • SSO Security Risks: The Drawbacks of SSO (And What Can You Do About it?)- Featured Shot

    SSO Security Risks: The Drawbacks of SSO (And What Can You Do About it?)

    Single Sign-On (SSO) is convenient for users, but it creates new security risks for the organization. Instead of requiring users to log in separately for each resource, an SSO system allows organizations to use a single username and password to access multiple resources. 

  • Benefits of Shadow IT: A Latent Force Driving Innovation & Productivity- Featured Shot

    Benefits of Shadow IT: A Latent Force Driving Innovation & Productivity

    Though it poses compliance & security risks, it drives innovation in your company and improves your employees' productivity. One good SaaS app discovered by one team member can benefit the whole team. One rising tide lifts all the boats

  • Shadow IT Risks: Security, Compliance and Financial Risks due to SaaS Apps - Featured Shot

    Shadow IT Risks: Security, Compliance and Financial Risks due to SaaS Apps

    Shadow IT in the SaaS world brings various security, compliance, and financial risks.

  • What is Shadow IT? How SaaS Apps are Driving the Next Wave of Shadow IT- Featured Shot

    What is Shadow IT? How SaaS Apps are Driving the Next Wave of Shadow IT

    SaaS apps makes up for the bulk of the shadow IT in organizations today.

  • Shadow IT Solutions: How to Discover, Monitor, Control, and Govern Shadow IT- Featured Shot

    Shadow IT Solutions: How to Discover, Monitor, Control, and Govern Shadow IT

    In this article, you'll learn how you can manage shadow IT by reaping the benefits while avoiding the harms.

  • Employee Offboarding: 5 Security Guidelines for a Remote Workplace- Featured Shot

    Employee Offboarding: 5 Security Guidelines for a Remote Workplace

    Almost all employees use some kind of the company's services and assets in today's remote working system. For example, they may be provided with laptops, desktops, mobile phones, SaaS subscriptions, and access to the company's confidential data.

  • How to Get SOC2 Certified in 2022- Featured Shot

    How to Get SOC2 Certified in 2022

    Before you hire a certified public accountants (CPA) firm to run the audit, you can study the audit criteria on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) website in detail. This will give you a good understanding of the requirements and help you do a self-assessment before the auditing team arrives.

  • Mitigate SaaS Vendor Risks with Zluri- Featured Shot

    Mitigate SaaS Vendor Risks with Zluri

    It's not enough to evaluate vendors at the time of onboarding. Continuous monitoring helps you keep a tab on your spending and the safety and protection of sensitive data. 

  • Preparing for a SOC 2 Audit? All You Need To Know- Featured Shot

    Preparing for a SOC 2 Audit? All You Need To Know

    SOC2 stands for System and Organizational Control Level 2. It is a set of audit criteria used for assessing whether an organization has appropriate checks and balances in place for securely handling customer information.

  • How to do IT Compliance Audit for Your Company- Featured Shot

    How to do IT Compliance Audit for Your Company

    It is imperative for companies to go through compliance audits. Passing compliance audits give a clean ranking, and it also tells about the rules that have been broken. 

  • Shadow IT in the SaaS World - A Complete Guide- Featured Shot

    Shadow IT in the SaaS World - A Complete Guide

    In this post, you'll learn about shadow IT due to SaaS apps. You'll also learn the most common types of shadow apps categories, shadow IT risks, and shadow IT benefits.

  • Understanding 'Shadow IT' and its Risks – Quick Intro- Featured Shot

    Understanding 'Shadow IT' and its Risks – Quick Intro

    Shadow IT is essentially any software or hardware that runs without IT knowing about it. These can be

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  • 3 SaaS Contracts Negotiation Strategies - Featured Shot

    3 SaaS Contracts Negotiation Strategies

    Zone of possible agreement or ZOPA in negotiation is used to get the best deal possible for both parties, including you and the vendor.

  • 4 Ways of Giving Quick Access to Tools While Onboarding Employees- Featured Shot

    4 Ways of Giving Quick Access to Tools While Onboarding Employees

    Giving employees access to tools while onboarding is an important task for IT admins. Multiple ways to onboard new employees, like SMPs and SSOs, provide a seamless experience.

  • What Makes Zluri the Most Accurate SaaS Management Platform- Featured Shot

    What Makes Zluri the Most Accurate SaaS Management Platform

    Zluri has the largest direct integration number, over 750 applications, and keeps growing every month.

  • How Zluri Saves Time and Money for IT Teams- Featured Shot

    How Zluri Saves Time and Money for IT Teams

    Zluri is a SaaS management platform that provides all of the features necessary to manage your SaaS apps.

  • Zluri Updates (August): SAML Login, Playbook delay feature , Bulk Onboarding/ offboarding- Featured Shot

    Zluri Updates (August): SAML Login, Playbook delay feature , Bulk Onboarding/ offboarding

    We have released some essential features like SAML Login, Playbook delay feature , Bulk Onboarding/ offboarding and more this month. Apart from that, we have also developed many other enhancements & new direct integrations for this month to help you save time and money in managing SaaS.

  • 12 Vendor Security and Privacy Assessment Software (RFP Issuer and Responder)- Featured Shot

    12 Vendor Security and Privacy Assessment Software (RFP Issuer and Responder)

    Vendor security and privacy assessment software assists in identifying, evaluating, and regularly reevaluating the vendors.