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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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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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SPHEREboard 5.2 Release Notes: ARM, Ownership Automation and more

SPHEREboard Release Notes is an ongoing highlights reel of recent product improvements we’ve made. WHAT’S NEW Ownership Automation. We added the ability to upload a list of owners to the File Ingestor. After uploading, you will have the ability to use it in the ownership automation page. HR Automation. The new HR Automation tool allows HR data to be imported directly from …
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SPHERE Insights: Pimpin’ LinkedIn, Zoom Edition

Brittany PimpinellaAccount Executive 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 sales queen and LinkedIn guru, Brittany Pimpinella. Good morning everyone.  We’re all a day later and a dollar shorter but it’s me again….Brittany Pimpinella from SPHERE Technology Solutions, back with more positive vibes, …
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Automating File Remediations: The Simplest of Buttons

The initial business momentum of 2020 is clearly in our rear view mirror and the economic forecasts driven by the COVID 19 Pandemic have been devastating to business both large and small. With post-apocalyptic work environments taking shape across the globe, it’s imperative that corporate executives and other business leaders consider a more humane approach to their businesses, as they …
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Mitigating Active Directory Risk

What Is Your Experience Navigating Active Directory? Microsoft’s Active Directory (AD) is critical and complex to manage — the figurative keys to the corporate kingdom that provides permissions and access to all IT assets across the enterprise, from devices, to desktops, to servers. All users who are granted Domain Privileges — whether on purpose, by accident or a part of …
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