Bluebox at Security Bsides SF

The last week of February sees the world of InfoSec in San Francisco. As standard for 4 years now, the week starts off with Security BSides and is followed by the RSA Conference. This year, Bluebox Security was proud to be a sponsor of Bsides by providing lunch through the DNA Lounge on Monday, February […] Read more

Bluebox Launches

Today, after more than a year operating in stealth, I am happy to say, Bluebox has officially launched! We’ve made significant strides forward to deliver against our founding vision — raised $27.5 million, built an amazing team, and created an innovative, solid product validated by our global 2,000 beta customers. Now, we get to tell […] Read more

Protecting Mobile Corporate Data

Employees are engaging in dangerous file sharing practices putting corporate data at risk according to a report from Globalscape. This report indicates that 63 percent of employees are using personal devices to send sensitive work documents. While personal email is the biggest concern with 80 percent of employees transferring corporate data in emails, 45 percent of employees […] Read more

Mobility is Weakest Link

A new security report from CyberEdge Group cited that mobile devices are perceived as IT security’s “weakest link” followed by laptops and social media apps. There are multiple potential causes for this. For starters, 90% of North American workers are using mobile devices for work activities, yet, according to the study, only 31% of companies currently have […] Read more

Bluebox Named Innovation Sandbox 2014 Finalist

We’re excited to announce that Bluebox Security has been named one of ten finalists for the RSA Conference 2014 Innovation Sandbox! The Innovation Sandbox event, which takes place on Monday, February 24th, at the RSA Conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco, is a gathering of VCs, entrepreneurs, and security professionals who are going to transform […] Read more

Planning for Enterprise Mobile Security

When planning and securing a corporate network many considerations are made. While budget ultimately determines which solutions are selected, securing a corporate network requires the IT department to consider mandatory regulatory compliance issues as well as company and user needs. To help secure a corporate network, companies implement firewalls, access controls, intrusion detection systems (IDSs), […] Read more

VMware acquisition of AirWatch: Validation of market need or need for a new focus?

The security industry is buzzing following VMware’s announcement of its acquisition of mobile device management (MDM) provider, AirWatch. The impressive $1.54 billion price tag, the largest acquisition in VMware history, is further evidence that mobile security is top of mind for enterprises. It’s another interesting move following  Citrix’s acquisition of Zenprise in and IBM’s acquisition of […] Read more

Exciting times for Bluebox – Series B funding

Today, as I write this blog post at the start of a new year, I’m happy to announce that we’ve raised an $18 million Series B round. Tenaya Capital joined existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Andreas Bechtolsheim and SV Angel, and we’ve added Brian Melton from Tenaya Capital to our board of directors.  These VCs have […] Read more

Mobile Security FUD

Similar to non-mobile devices, the mobile space is constantly dealing with a certain amount of fear, uncertainty, and doubt – more commonly known as FUD. Also in common with all devices are the concerns around security. While many compliance and regulatory bodies do not yet have regulations around mobile devices, it is not a matter […] Read more