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Although many more traditional networks and cyber security methods are effective, cracks still exist. Employees will always find ways to circumvent IT’s best efforts, often leading to disastrous consequences. Therefore, this business blog article looks at the following:
- Cloud Access Security Broker characteristics
- CASB features
Today many organizations with high volumes of sensitive data and big budgets typically utilize security appliances. These security appliances can be configured to govern the ingress and egress of data and connections.
However, controlling access to data has become more complex than ever. All organizations have to contend with the rising demand for remote connections to their infrastructure due to global events that have changed where we work.
Most businesses now have a hybrid working model where staff works from home for part of the work-week. Plus, it’s not just employed staff, but freelancers and consultants that may be accessing networks and systems remotes, and this action create greater security risks.
Single point of access
Retaking control over how organizational data is being utilized and migrated by users and systems.
Cloud Access Security Broker creates a single point of access that internal networks and users need to pass through. CASB not only blocks keywords and suspicious content like proxies do, but it can also apply complex security policies along with real-time monitoring, governing every input and output of data in transit.
CASB is a powerful and highly customizable cloud ecosystem security solution. Allowing organizations to implement their various data loss prevention and network accessibility policies over the entire umbrella of their organization.