Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
Modernize how you secure your apps, protect your data, and elevate your app posture with software as a service (SaaS) security.
Comprehensive SaaS security
Get full visibility of your SaaS app landscape and help protect your apps with Defender for Cloud Apps.
Get full visibility of your SaaS app landscape
Discover, control, and configure apps to ensure employees are using trusted and compliant applications.
Protect the data in all your SaaS apps
Classify and protect sensitive information at rest, in use, and in motion. Enable your employees to safely access and view files in apps.
Control how apps interact with each other
Gain insight into privileges, permissions, and apps that are accessing sensitive data on behalf of another application.
Defend against advanced cyberattacks using app signals
Defend against sophisticated cyberattacks using app signals as part of your advanced hunting in Microsoft Defender XDR. The scenario-based detections will enable your security operations center (SOC) to hunt across the entire cyberattack chain.
Defender for Cloud Apps capabilities
Discover and control the use of shadow IT
Learn how to identify SaaS apps and services your organization uses. Manage over 31,000 apps assessing risk factors to ensure compliance.
Protect your sensitive information in all your apps
Understand, classify, and protect sensitive information at rest or use out-of-the box policies and automated processes to apply real-time controls to data accessed by apps.
Protect against cyberthreats using advanced hunting in Microsoft Defender XDR
Detect unusual behavior across apps to identify ransomware, compromised users, and suspicious activity. Analyze usage of apps and mitigate risks.
Help secure your organization with real-time controls
Use real-time controls to enable cyberthreat protection on your organization’s access points.
Manage your SaaS app security posture
Investigate security configuration gaps in all your apps shown in Microsoft Secure Score and take action on recommendations from Defender for Cloud Apps.
Gain security and policy management with app governance
App governance, included in Defender for Cloud Apps at no additional cost, monitors, governs, and protects OAuth-enabled and line-of-business apps that access Microsoft 365 data via Microsoft Graph APIs.
Unified security operations platform
Secure your digital estate with the only security operations (SecOps) platform that unifies the full capabilities of extended detection and response (XDR) and security information and event management (SIEM).
Detect and disrupt cyberthreats in near real time and streamline investigation and response.
Microsoft Defender XDR
Achieve unified security and visibility across your clouds, platforms, and endpoints.
Aggregate security data and correlate alerts from virtually any source with cloud-native SIEM.
From CASB to SaaS security
Defender for Cloud Apps includes additional capabilities that extend beyond the traditional cloud access security broker (CASB) scope to strengthen app posture and protect against malicious cloud apps. Ensure holistic coverage for your apps by combining SaaS security posture management, data loss prevention, app-to-app protection, and integrated threat protection.
Microsoft Security is a recognized industry leader.
Defend against cyberthreats with best-in-class security from Microsoft.
Microsoft Defender XDR
Get integrated cyberthreat protection across devices, identities, apps, email, data, and cloud workloads.
Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure Active Directory)
Safeguard your organization with a cloud identity and access management solution that connects employees, customers, and partners to their apps, devices, and data.
Microsoft Defender for Cloud
Protect your multicloud and hybrid environments.
Defender for Cloud Apps—documentation and training
What is SaaS security?
Learn more about how Defender for Cloud Apps follows a SaaS security model.
Watch a quick overview
Learn more about the core pillars of Defender for Cloud Apps.
Join the Defender for Cloud Apps community
The Defender for Cloud Apps community welcomes enthusiasts, customers, and IT professionals.
Explore the top SaaS app use cases
Learn how to approach the top SaaS app use cases with Defender for Cloud Apps.
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