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Bitglass develops security technology for companies accessing data and applications in private or public clouds, offering protection for data at the point of access, but also at rest on company premises and on mobile devices, as well as in cloud applications.


  • Bitglass refers to its technology as a “cloud access security broker”, a term that is gaining popularity to describe offerings from a number of startup companies that aim to protect companies and their data in public and private cloud environments.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand the emerging market for cloud access control technology.
  • Learn how Bitglass seeks to differentiate itself from others in this space.

Key questions answered

  • How does Bitglass perform its cloud access control function?
  • What is an initialization vector and how does it affect the security of an encryption cipher?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view


  • Background
  • Current position

Data sheet

  • Key facts


  • On the Radar
  • Further reading
  • Author

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