Gartner Research

Eight Ways CASBs Improve Your IAM Security Posture

Published: 24 April 2018

ID: G00350908

Analyst(s): Erik Wahlstrom

Summary

IAM is foundational for CASBs. In return, CASBs provide visibility and control back to IAM. Technical professionals must integrate the two and use their combined strengths when onboarding, securing, monitoring and managing cloud services.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • CASBs' Value Proposition
  • Identity Is Foundational for CASBs
    • SAML Proxy Integration
    • Connections to User Stores
  • Eight Ways CASBs Improve Your IAM Security Posture
  • CASB's Adjacent IAM Modules
  • Integrations and Partnerships
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses

Guidance

The Details

  • Discover and Limit the Use of Corporate Credentials in Unsanctioned Applications
    • CASB Risk Mitigation Functionality
    • Impact on IAM
  • Manage Third-Party Apps and Their Access
    • CASB Risk Mitigation Functionality
    • Impact on IAM
  • Make Fine-Grained and Adaptive Access Control Decisions
    • CASB Risk Mitigation Functionality
    • Impact on IAM
  • Use Real-time Risk Analysis and Step-Up Authentication
    • CASB Risk Mitigation Functionality
    • Impact on IAM
  • Trigger Identity Management Events
    • CASB Risk Mitigation Functionality
    • Impact on IAM
  • Assess Your IaaS Configurations
    • CASB Risk Mitigation Functionality
    • Impact on IAM
  • Discover Privileged Accounts
    • CASB Risk Mitigation Functionality
    • Impact on IAM
  • Monitor Your IDaaS Instance
    • CASB Risk Mitigation Functionality
    • Impact on IAM

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