KuppingerCole Report
Executive View
By Mike Small

CipherCloud CASB+

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. This report provides an up to date review of CipherCloud CASB+ which strongly matches KuppingerCole’s recommended functionality for CASBs. It provides a valuable tool that organizations can use to improve governance over their use of cloud services.

1 Introduction

Organizations are embracing the use of cloud services because of the benefits that they bring in terms of speed to deployment, flexibility and price. ...

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2 Product Description

CipherCloud has its US headquarters in San Jose CA with offices worldwide. CipherCloud was founded in 2010 with a focus on enabling enterprises in a ...

The CipherCloud CASB+ can be deployed on-premises, as a hosted service as well as in a hybrid model. It provides the functionality described in the f ...

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2.1 Cloud Discovery and Analysis

CipherCloud CASB+ aggregates and analyses log files from proxies, advanced firewalls and other network devices to discover cloud applications. It cal ...

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2.2 Identifying and Controlling User Access

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

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2.3 Data Loss Prevention

CipherCloud CASB+ includes an inbuilt DLP (Data Loss Prevention) engine. It also integrates with commonly used enterprise DLP products. CipherCloud ...

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2.4 Malware and Threat Detection

Files containing malware may be uploaded to a cloud service or they may become infected while resident. This creates the potential threat that when d ...

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2.5 User and Entity Behaviour Analytics (UEBA)

CipherCloud CASB+ UEBA identifies abnormal activity, usage patterns and data flows, both inside and outside the organization and across a wide range o ...

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2.6 Mobile Data Protection

The CipherCloud Mobile App provides customer-controlled encryption, protecting data persistently – in transit, in use, at rest and when downloaded t ...

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2.7 Encryption / Tokenization

The CipherCloud Encryption Gateway (CSG) resides at the organizational network boundary to provide inline encryption and tokenization of data fields i ...

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3 Strengths and Challenges

CipherCloud CASB+ strongly matches KuppingerCole’s recommended functionality for CASBs. It provides capabilities which go beyond those found in fir ...

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