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Nightfall AI Raises $40 Million Series B to Expand Cloud Data Protection Platform

New funds from WestBridge Capital, Next Play Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, and Venrock will be used for hiring, growth, and expanding product integration San Francisco, Calif. – Nightfall AI, the industry’s leading cloud data loss prevention platform, announced today it has closed $40M in Series B funding.


Nightfall vs. Netskope: Looking for a Netskope Alternative?

Ransomware, phishing, and malware are persistent and ever-evolving threats that today’s remote workspaces need to consider. The shift to a remote-first office, which for many has become permanent, has meant that companies need to be better equipped to protect their data in the cloud. Today, more than 45% of malware is delivered via the cloud.


Nightfall vs. Aware: Looking for an alternative to Aware?

Most companies are determined to make remote work feasible for the future. To do so, they need the right tools to maintain data security while their employees work here, there, and everywhere. There are many tools on the market that enable cloud security, and understanding which options are right for your business can be confusing. Different vendors offer different features, compliance with different regulations, levels of complexity, and types of coverage.

Nightfall Cloud Data Loss Prevention Console UI Demo

The Nightfall platform is a SaaS data protection solution known for its impressive scope of coverage and accuracy. Now, thanks to new features that have been baked into the Nightfall Console, users will have an enhanced functionality and user experience. Central to this update is a unified dashboard UI that allows for alerts to be viewed and managed from a central screen. Watch this announcement video to learn more!

Nightfall's New Console Provides Actionable Analytics & Centralized UI for Solving Data Security Risk

The Nightfall platform is a SaaS data protection platform already known for its high accuracy findings and analytics. Now, thanks to new features baked into the Nightfall Console, users will have enhanced analytics functionality through an elegant and easy to navigate dashboard interface. Watch the video demo below for a walkthrough of changes, or read the rest of the post to learn more.


HIPAA for Dummies: The Ultimate HIPAA Security and Compliance FAQ

Building a HIPAA-compliant security program is a very time intensive and demanding undertaking. It can also be confusing, as satisfying requirements like the HIPAA Security Rule require extensive interpretation and documentation on the part of security professionals. However, by arming yourself with knowledge before beginning the process, you can cut down on unnecessary difficulties.


Nightfall vs. BetterCloud: Looking for a BetterCloud alternative?

By one estimate, the average company has a whopping 254 SaaS apps (with enterprises averaging 364 apps). Employees may not be using all 250+ SaaS platforms regularly; this leaves dozens of apps with unchecked access to the business’ IT environment — a big security risk. Tools like Nightfall and BetterCloud aim to reduce this potential risk in different ways.


Nightfall vs. Prisma Cloud: Looking for a Prisma Cloud Alternative?

There are many types of solutions available to organizations that seek to secure their data in the cloud. From cloud DLP to Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) to Cloud Workload Protection Platforms (CWPPs). But, how can you tell which approach to cloud security is right for your business? In this guide, we’ll compare two popular cloud security solutions: Prisma Cloud, a CNSP, to Nightfall, a cloud DLP solution, to help shed some light on the differences between these two approaches.


What is PII? Guide To Personally Identifiable Information

“PII” stands for personally identifiable information. Hackers often target personally identifiable information for a variety of reasons: to steal a customer’s identity, take over an account, launch a phishing attack, or damage an organization. As a result, there is a multitude of regulations concerning PII protection. Before your company approaches meeting these regulations, it’s important to have a firm understanding of the data you will be protecting.


Dissecting Supply Chain Attacks: A Report on a Growing Sensitive Data Exposure Vector

Third-party risk has always been a concern for organizations, but since COVID and the rise of remote work, we’ve seen a dramatic acceleration in campaigns leveraging software supply chain attacks. Not just through open source vulnerabilities, but through closed source applications and services as well. To adapt to this new normal, it’s important to develop an understanding of supply chain attacks and protect yourself from them.