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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers


CASBs have become essential elements of cloud security strategies, helping organizations use the cloud and protect their sensitive data in the cloud. Security and risk management leaders concerned with their organizations’ cloud use should evaluate CASBs and use this research to assess the market.

Published: 22 October 2019

ID: G00377508

Analyst(s): Steve Riley , Craig Lawson

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • Visibility
  • Data Security
  • Threat Protection
  • Compliance

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Bitglass
    • CipherCloud
    • Forcepoint
    • McAfee
    • Microsoft
    • Netskope
    • Palo Alto Networks
    • Proofpoint
    • Symantec
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Other Vendors

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


Market Overview

  • The SASE: Cloud-Delivered Security Convergence

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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