CASB Security Isn’t A Luxury—It’s A Necessity Cloud computing has exploded in the business and education worlds over the last decade. By next year, 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud. That means everyone, from public schools and universities to health systems and corporate America, will be reaping the rewards of increased productivity […]
Secure your organization’s G Suite with a Google cloud access security CASB So, you’ve moved to Google G Suite. Congratulations! Like many system admins, you may be noticing that you suddenly don’t have the visibility and control over who is sharing what information that you used to. With a Google cloud access security CASB, you […]
Do you know you need to secure cloud access in your organization, but not sure where to start? You’re in the right place! Cloud access security is a term that may not be familiar to everyone. Securing cloud access deals with access control and threat detection in cloud applications such as G Suite or Office […]
What is CASB and why does your IT team need one? What is CASB? CASB, or cloud access security broker, is a relatively new term in the cybersecurity space. It is used to define the industry of solutions that protects the data stored in cloud applications, such as Google G Suite and Microsoft Office 365. […]
A look at how Google’s planned Chrome extension changes will impact your CASB Google recently announced draft plans for some major changes to Chrome extension API requirements. Google’s Manifest V3 explains that the changes are meant to improve network performance and extension security. The tech giant has been busy cracking down on malicious Chrome extensions […]
The differences between an API vs Proxy CASB are important to understand for your organization’s cloud security To understand why there are differences in an API vs. Proxy CASB, we must first look at where the term cloud access security broker, or CASB, came from. It was coined by Gartner when the first proxy-based CASBs […]
Companies are shifting to Cloud Application Security Platforms (CASP) to improve speed without sacrificing security I am fascinated with terms industry analysts introduce to the market. Oftentimes, these terms confuse the market more than they help. The risk is that these terms become outdated even before an analyst publishes their paper. It then takes an […]
As cloud apps and CASBs have matured, predicting 2018 industry events is much easier than in the past. You don’t need to be a psychic to know that there will be at least one CASB vendor acquired by a big security company. Of course, there will be nuances and details that are hard to pin down, but for the most part, the road ahead is getting clearer. Acquisitions, product changes, and our day to day work provide hints at what’s coming next.
As we roll into 2018, we expect 2017 will be remembered with mixed emotions. Instead of debating its merits and drawbacks, most will agree that 2017 was a time of rapid change, especially for cloud security technology. Stories about digital security are mainstream news. And we are proud to say that the Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) industry has also become mainstream, to the point that consolidations have shrunk the standalone space, and CASBs play an important role in most major security stacks.