March 2, 2021
What is CASB, and Why it Matters
Cloud hosted products comes with data exfiltration risks that are not well understood. This has definitely been heightened by remote teams and haphazard cloud adoption during COVID-19. Today’s IT teams face a multitude of cloud security challenges: managing remote access to applications, preventing data leakage, ensuring users are who they see are, watching for malware and more. Cloud access security broker (CASB) concept was designed to solve just these challenges. However the promise land pitched by CASB firms never quite came to fruition due to the operational inefficiencies inherent in most tools.