KuppingerCole Report
Executive View
By Mike Small

Skyhigh Cloud Security Platform

Many organizations are using cloud services but the use of these services is often poorly governed. Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) provide functionality to discover the use of the cloud, to control which cloud services can be accessed and to protect the data held in these services. Skyhigh Cloud Security Platform provides a valuable tool that organizations can use to improve governance over their use of cloud services.

1 Introduction

The easy availability of cloud services together with the revolution in the range of devices that can be used to access these services has created cha ...

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2 Product Description

Skyhigh Networks has its headquarters in Campbell, Calif., the company is backed by Greylock Partners, Sequoia, and Salesforce.com. The Skyhigh Cloud ...

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2.1 Skyhigh Cloud Solutions

Skyhigh Cloud Security Platform covers a wide range of cloud service. There are specific Skyhigh product solutions for:

  • Skyhigh for Shadow IT
  • S ...
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2.2 Detect Cloud Service Usage

Skyhigh’s visibility solution evaluates logs collected from network appliances or SIEMs to deliver an overview of an organization’s cloud usage an ...

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2.3 Protect against Cyber Risks

Skyhigh uses several techniques to manage risk in traffic to and from cloud services. These include proxy chaining, forward and reverse proxy to inte ...

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2.4 Data Security

Skyhigh’s data security solution adds layers of protection for sensitive data over and above those provided by a typical cloud service. It enables ...

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2.5 Compliance

Skyhigh’s compliance solution provides a unified DLP policy engine, incident reporting, and remediation workflow for all cloud services. Skyhigh can ...

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2.6 Identifying and Controlling User Access

To discover and control access to cloud services it is important to be able to correctly identify the users of these services. Many organizations use ...

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3 Strengths and Challenges

Cloud services are outside the direct control of the customer organization and their use places the control of the service and infrastructure in the h ...

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