Monthly Archives: September 2017


What is a Cloud Security Gateway (CSG)?

Cloud security gateways (CSGs), also known as cloud access security brokers (CASB), are on-premises or cloud-hosted security software that act as a policy enforcement point between an enterprise and cloud applications that employees use. CSGs provide IT security teams visibility into cloud service usage and cloud-centric security capabilities that mirror the controls enterprises deployed to protect [...]

September 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Securing Sanctioned Cloud Services: 5 CASB Use Cases

Sanctioned cloud services such as Office 365, Salesforce, Box, and Slack are used in business-critical processes and, as a result, house sensitive corporate data. 18.1% of all documents uploaded into cloud-based file sharing services contain sensitive data such as confidential IP, personally identifiable information (PII), personal health information (PHI), or financial data. While leading cloud [...]

September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a CASB (Cloud Access Security Broker)?

Cloud access security brokers (CASB) are on-premises or cloud-hosted software that sit between cloud service consumers and cloud service providers to enforce security, compliance, and governance policies for cloud applications. CASBs help organizations extend the security controls of their on-premises infrastructure to the cloud. While some CASB capabilities incorporate familiar technologies and approaches previously used to [...]

September 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments