Gartner Research

CASBs Must Not Be Data Security Islands

Published: 04 January 2016

ID: G00281086

Analyst(s): Brian Lowans , Brian Reed

Summary

Data security is one of the four pillars of functionality of CASBs. IT security leaders should understand that new data security features must be used as part of a well-defined data security governance strategy, covering both cloud and on-premises data, to achieve their full value.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Take an Information-Centric Approach That Applies the Optimal Level of Control to Each Digital Asset
  • Leverage Data Classification to Ensure Data Protection Mechanisms Are Applied to the Data That Most Needs It
  • Develop a Strategy for Data Security Policy Orchestration Across Multiple Security Products
  • Look for CASBs That Integrate With Enterprise DLP or DCAP Products and Also Have Their Own Built-In Data Security
  • Ensure That Logical Enterprise Integration Exists Between the CASB and Other IT Security Products

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