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Thankful For You!

Happy Thanksgiving! This year has brought many challenges with it. It’s easy to get wrapped in the stress, anxiety, and how we aren’t able to see all of our loved ones during these precious times. We’d like to thank all of our customers for all of their support, whether it’s jumping on a quick call before your morning coffee, or …
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Active Directory Concepts

SPHERE Insights: Key Active Directory Concepts to Master

Rita GurevichPresident and Founder SPHERE Insights is an ongoing column written by various members of the SPHERE team, highlighting unique viewpoints and expertise. This article comes to us from our fearless leader, Rita Gurevich. Active Directory is the most utilized system within an organization. Active Directory objects serve as a primary mechanism for policy and providing access to corporate resources …
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Active Directory Mess

SPHERE Insights: Making Sense of Your Active Directory Mess

Douglas BayneDirector of Professional Services SPHERE Insights is an ongoing column written by various members of the SPHERE team, highlighting unique viewpoints and expertise. This article comes to us from our head SPHERExpert, Douglas Bayne. Active Directory organizes and provides access to information across your company’s users, computers and more. It is the core of an organization’s security and is …
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Active Directory Risk

SPHERE Insights: 6 Things to Know about Active Directory and Data Risk

Rosario MastrogiacomoDirector of Product SPHERE Insights is an ongoing column written by various members of the SPHERE team, highlighting unique viewpoints and expertise. This article comes to us from our product guru, Rosario Mastrogiacomo. Having strong controls on Active Directory policy and objects has a positive impact on many security work streams as they are used for access provisioning across …
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SPHERE Partners With Hitachi, Drives Expansion of SPHEREboard Flagship Product

SPHERE joins the Hitachi Vantara Partner Program to further enable in-depth data analysis and remediation of entitlement issues across unstructured data platforms via its flagship SPHEREboard product. Within the Hitachi ecosystem, SPHERE will deliver operational efficiencies, infrastructure security capabilities, clean-up tools for audit findings, and cloud enablement for unstructured data. “This collaboration places us among a trusted network of organizations …
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women in cybersecurity

Rita Gurevich Named Winner as Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity for 2020

SPHERE’s president and founder, Rita Gurevich has been named in the Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity for 2020 by Cyber Defense Magazine, the leading cybersecurity publication in the industry. Rita competed against many of the industry’s top, well-respected and well-known women in cybersecurity for this prestigious award.  Cyber Defense Magazine searched the globe and chose Rita for her leadership skills …
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SPHEREs of Influence, CISO Interviews: Larry Whiteside Jr. on One of the Toughest Jobs in IT

With the average tenure being less than 4 years, it is without question that the role of the Chief Information Security Officer is a difficult and thankless job — a disgruntled employee or any single point of failure can mean the end of a promising career, literally overnight. Given that IT today is literally a battlefield rife with a host …
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SPHERE Partners With NetApp, Expanding SPHEREboard Product Development

SPHERE pens Technology Alliance Partnership with NetApp to accelerate product development and expand market awareness of its flagship SPHEREboard platform. As a Technology Alliance Partner, SPHERE will deliver operational efficiencies, infrastructure security capabilities, clean-up tools for audit findings, and cloud enablement for unstructured data to the NetApp customer base via the SPHEREboard platform. In conjunction with NetApp’s storage technology, the joint solution will allow large IT …
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Office 365 Migration: Where to Start?

With any large IT undertaking —  think: migrating a large company of 20,000 employees from an on-prem posture to Office 365 in the cloud — the big question becomes: Where to Start? As ROI is important, and maybe even the reason for the undertaking the exercise in the first place, does an organization need an E1, E3, or an E5 …
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SPHERE Insights: Improved IAM and Vaulting Reporting

Rita GurevichPresident and Founder SPHERE Insights is an ongoing column written by various members of the SPHERE team, highlighting unique viewpoints and expertise. This article comes to us from our fearless leader, Rita Gurevich. Outside of being large and complex, one of the major obstacles IAM and vaulting solutions have is the quality of the data they rely on to be effective …
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