The Growing Importance of Cloud Access Security Brokers

Archived Published: 30 May 2012 ID: G00233292

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Organizations risk fragmented, complex and noncompliant use of cloud-based resources. Many solution providers are appearing offering cloud access security broker capabilities consolidating a variety of disparate approaches. We outline the capabilities you should look for when selecting a CASB.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • Technology Description
      • Technology Definition
      • Standards
    • Uses
      • Benefits and Risks
    • Selection Guidelines
      • Favor Platforms, Not Point Solution Proliferation
      • Require Support for Hybrid Deployment Scenarios
      • Bottom Line
      • Price/Performance
      • Technology Providers
  • Recommended Reading
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