What is Cloud Access Security Broker?

Cloud access security broker (CASB) is an on-premise or cloud-hosted solution that is installed between the customer endpoint (PC, Mobile, VM) and the SaaS provider (Jira, Slack, Monday). CASB solutions should enforce security and compliance policies across cloud applications. CASB solutions provide another layer of protection on top of their enterprise WAF, endpoint security and Firewall.

Cloud Access Security Broker Use Cases

  • Visibility - Discover cloud services and gain visibility into user activity cross identities and SaaS providers.
  • Compliance - Audit, alert and fix compliance issues to support security frameworks such as CIS, NIST, HIPAA/HITECH, PCI DSS, and CSF.
  • Data Loss Protection - Enforce data-centric security such as encryption, tokenization, access control, and information rights management.
  • Inline Protection - Detect and respond to negligent or malicious insider threats, privileged user threats, and compromised accounts.

With Saasment you can automatically find and fix security risks to prevent human error across your cloud assets.

What is SaaS Security Posture Management - SSPM?

SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM) is a robotic set of security tools and automation that enables the organization’s Security and IT teams to get visibility and manage the security posture of their SaaS environments. While CSPM is looking at the security posture of the Public Cloud or IaaS environments like AWS; SSPM is diving into Services that the servers (or workloads) are not under the control of the organization like Salesforce and Slack.

SaaS Security Posture Management Use Cases

Some of the benefits of SSPM include:

  • Visibility - Inventories all cloud assets across IaaS, PaaS or SaaS, and alerts when new items are added, who added them, and if they are secure and compliant, Etc.
  • Compliance - Audit, alert and fix compliance issues to support security frameworks such as CIS, NIST, HIPAA/HITECH, PCI DSS, and CSF.
  • Misconfiguration - Identifies risky configuration settings and providing visibility into the current security posture of your cloud environment.
  • Audit Trail - Recognizes and logs changes in configuration and who made them, helping to identify accidental, inappropriate or malicious changes.

Saasment Agentless SaaS Security

With Saasment, you find and fix security risks to prevent human error across your cloud assets. We help organizations to detect and prevent misconfigurations across 40+ applications, and maintain continuous compliance tracking. Instead of waiting for security breach to happen, get ongoing visibility to your security & compliance configurations across all your Cloud Apps.

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