Microsoft Cloud App Security

Elevate your security posture by taking control of your cloud environment.

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Identify and combat cyberthreats across all your cloud services with Microsoft Cloud App Security, a cloud access security broker (CASB) that provides multifunction visibility, control over data travel, and sophisticated analytics.

Key benefits

Natively integrated for all your app needs

Streamline your cloud access security. Manage, control, and audit apps and resources with Cloud App Security.

Manage your access to resources

Discover your shadow IT, understand your digital information estate, and control it to your advantage.

Enable secure remote work with real-time controls

Use real-time controls to enable threat protection on all the access points that touch your environment.



Microsoft approach to CASB

Gain visibility into your cloud apps and services leveraging sophisticated analytics to identify and combat cyberthreats. Control how your data is consumed, no matter where it lives. Microsoft Cloud App Security is powered by native integrations with industry-leading security and identity solutions including Azure Active Directory, Intune, and Azure Information Protection, as well as any other solutions you want to leverage.


Forrester Total Economic Impact Study

With this study, customers have substantive data support to understand how owning and using Microsoft Cloud App Security can accelerate cloud migration.2

Why customers love Microsoft Cloud App Security

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Accenture safeguards move to the cloud

“We see Cloud App Security as a big enabler in our move to the cloud, providing better control over our data and activities in the cloud and helping us prevent privileged account misuse.”

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NAKILAT increases their cloud security

“Using Cloud App Security as a magnifying glass, we gain amazing visibility into our SaaS environment, giving us the confidence we need to deliver on our digital workplace transformation.”

 

- Muhammad Yasir Khan, Head of IT Infrastructure

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Ansell collects on web security and compliance requirements with Cloud App Security

“If you use [Microsoft 365] and Azure, and you’re looking for a CASB, I doubt you can find a better solution than Microsoft Cloud App Security. It’s a top-rated Gartner solution, created for the apps most of us use.”

- George Michalitsianos, Senior Director of IT Security and Infrastructure

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St. Luke’s boosts compliance, protects health data

“St. Luke’s turned to the cloud for speed, security, and agility. We’re getting rid of infrastructure and automating IT processes, so we can shift our skills to sourcing and delivering more business value-added solutions.”

- Chad Brisendine, Chief Information Officer

Get started with Cloud App Security

Start a trial

Setup is quick, insights are practically instantaneous, and control and peace of mind are a click away.

Begin deployment

Once you deploy, use our guidance and support as you gain knowledge and insights into your environment.

Additional resources

Explore top 20 use cases for CASBs

Learn about customers’ primary concerns when navigating resource and application management and control.

What is a CASB and why do I need it?

Read selections from our technical documentation to learn about this critical cloud acceleration tool.

Get licensing information

See licensing options for Microsoft Cloud App Security.

Join the MCAS community

The Microsoft Cloud App Security community is open to all enthusiasts, customers, and IT professionals.

Test your proof of concept

Try out scenarios that deliver the optimum value of Microsoft Cloud App Security.

Send feedback about MCAS

Submit a Gartner Peer Insights entry about your experience using Microsoft Cloud App Security.

A simple circular diagram of Zero Trust security which leverages an enforcement engine at its core, providing real-time policy evaluation. The engine delivers protection by analyzing signals applying organization-wide policies and threat intelligence, and ensuring identities are verified and authenticated and devices are safe. It conditionally grants access to data, apps, infrastructure, and networks, providing continuous and comprehensive visibility and analytics, along with automation.

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2. A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, May 2020.

The infographic shows a bar chart at left stacking the benefits of deploying Microsoft Cloud App Security. From lowered time and effort for remediation of incidents to improved compliance and auditing, the savings total over $8.9M. On the right, there are three important numbers noted: the 151% return on investment (ROI), the net present value (NPV) of $5.35M, and the total payback time of less than three months.