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Cloud Access Security Broker

Overview[1]#

Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) are on-premise, or cloud-based security Policy Enforcement Points, placed between cloud Service Users and Cloud Service Providers to combine and interject Enterprise security and or Access Control Policy for Cloud computing resources.

Cloud Access Security Broker consolidate multiple types of security policy enforcement. Example security policies include authentication, single Sign-On, authorization (Access Control), Credential Mapping, device profiling, encryption, tokenization, logging, alerting, malware detection/prevention and so on.

How Cloud Access Security Broker Work#

Cloud Access Security Brokers may run in a corporate data center or in a hybrid mode that involves the data center and the cloud, but the majority of companies choose a Cloud Access Security Broker that operates exclusively from the cloud – unless regulatory or data sovereignty considerations require an on-premises solution.

Cloud Access Security Broker Providers#

  • Forcepoint CASB
  • Skyhigh Networks
  • Cisco Cloudlock
  • Microsoft Cloud App Security
  • Bitglass Cloud Security
  • Netskope Active Platform

More Information#

There might be more information for this subject on one of the following: [#1] - Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs)