Gartner Research

Solution Criteria for Cloud Access Security Brokers

Published: 31 August 2020

ID: G00467498

Analyst(s): Dennis Xu, Patrick Hevesi

Summary

Cloud access security brokers (CASBs) play a critical role in the secure adoption of cloud applications. Security and risk management technical professionals should use this research to construct their CASB RFP criteria.

Table Of Contents

Solution Criteria

  • How the Evaluation Is Structured
  • Understanding the Solution Criteria
    • Solution Criteria Interpretation
    • Solution Criteria Definitions
  • Architecture
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Visibility
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Data Security
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Adaptive Access Control (AAC)
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Threat Protection
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • User and Entity Behavior Analytics
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Cloud Security Posture Management
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Scalability and Infrastructure
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Management and Operation
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • API-Supported Cloud Apps
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Reverse-Proxy-Supported Cloud Apps
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional

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