Valence Security today announced its participation in the Microsoft Security Copilot Partner Private Preview. Valence Security was selected based on their proven experience with Microsoft Security technologies, willingness to explore and provide feedback on cutting edge functionality, and close relationship with Microsoft.
As organizations increasingly migrate to the cloud, the rapid adoption of both SaaS and IaaS solutions has created new challenges. Valence's collaboration with Orca Security addresses these challenges head-on, creating a powerful solution that bridges the gap between cloud and SaaS security posture management.
The surge in cyber threats and the wealth of available data on cyber posture and incidents pose a unique challenge for the cyber insurance industry. As attacks continue to rise, insurers face the daunting task of assessing and helping their clients mitigate cyber risks efficiently. This blog dives into the role SaaS applications play in cybersecurity.
You’ve heard a lot about Zero Trust, but did you know that most SaaS applications are well-aligned with Zero Trust Architecture? If you’re planning to start adopting Zero Trust in your organization, SaaS is an ideal place to start. This blog will help you with understand how to apply Zero Trust to SaaS, through the lens of CISA’s Zero Trust Maturity Model.
SaaS applications and platforms give every user the ability to integrate new third-party vendors. The problem? Most business users don’t understand the level of access they are granting, or if the third-party can be trusted! This blog explores how security teams can get a handle on SaaS integrations.
There’s a lot of focus in cybersecurity on vulnerabilities, exploits, and assets. We focus on the data that was stolen, the device that was hacked, or the malware deployed. At the center of all these incidents, however, are identities. This blog delves into identity challenges that are related to the distributed nature of SaaS applications and platforms.
Secure data sharing has historically posed significant challenges for enterprises. This blog delves into the hurdles faced by organizations governing data including legacy methods of data sharing (email attachments, file transfer software and sync & share solutions) as well as modern, cloud-based SaaS methods.
Despite the frequency of breaches, attackers are fairly predictable. They’re opportunists. They’ll go to where valuable data and useful identities live. Today, more than ever, that leads them to SaaS applications. This blog discusses a number of ways SaaS breaches can occur.
The digital office has moved and it seems like we’re in a constant state of catching up. The modern organization’s files, schedules, communications, concerns, plans, and goals all live in SaaS applications today. It’s easier than ever to collaborate, but it’s also easier than ever for data to leak.
In the 2023 Zylo SaaS Management Index Report, researchers provide data, trends and actionable insights from their database of SaaS spend, license and usage data. The most notable of these findings–a staggering 69% of SaaS spend and 82% of SaaS apps by number are adopted and managed by individuals or business units, not IT.
Valence Security ThreatLabs Alert: Brian Krebs from Krebs on Security has recently posted that numerous organizations, including banks and healthcare providers, are leaking sensitive info from public Salesforce Community websites due to misconfiguration.
According to a Gartner® Press Release, “by 2027, 75% of employees will acquire, modify, or create technology outside IT's visibility, up from 41% in 2022.” Much of this trend is driven by the accelerated adoption of SaaS applications by business owners without the involvement of IT or cybersecurity teams, especially due to the rise of remote work following the COVID pandemic.
The Microsoft Azure AD team has been busy building identity protection features and making them available via the Microsoft Graph REST API. Valence has been collaborating with the Azure AD team – helping to bring new capabilities to detect Risky Users and Risky Service Principals into our SaaS security platform.
Recently, supply chain attacks leveraging the interconnectivity of SaaS applications have become increasingly lucrative for cyber criminals. As the 2022 IBM Cost of a Data Breach report points out, one in five data breaches this year was caused by a supply chain compromise.
Valence Threat Labs researchers asked leading CISOs a variety of questions pertaining to the state of security for SaaS-to-SaaS third-party integrations in their organizations, and their current best practices, then compared their responses to aggregated and anonymized cross-tenant data extracted from the Valence SaaS Mesh Security Platform.
Valence defines a new category in the cybersecurity landscape. A critical problem space, necessary market education and potential access to the largest network of cybersecurity advisors cemented our decision to partner with YL Ventures, a leading early-stage cybersecurity VC, to fulfill the unique market opportunity we identified