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Streamline cloud access security with native integration. Control and audit your apps and resources.
Elevate the posture and secure access of your cloud apps.
The Microsoft Cloud App Security product name has changed to Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps. In addition, Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps now includes the capabilities of app governance and extends security features to more than 26,000 applications.
Gain visibility into your cloud apps and services using sophisticated analytics to identify and combat cyberthreats. Control how your data is consumed, no matter where it lives. Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps natively integrates with industry-leading security and identity solutions or any other solutions you want to use.
Identify cloud apps and services your organization uses. Assess the risk levels and business readiness of over 26,000 apps. Manage your apps to help ensure security and compliance with an assessment of more than 90 risk factors.
Understand, classify, and protect the exposure of sensitive information at rest, or use out-of-the box policies and automated processes to apply controls to your data in real time across your cloud apps by leveraging more than 200 sensitive information types.
Detect unusual behavior across cloud apps to identify ransomware, compromised users, or rogue applications. Analyze high-risk usage of apps and remediate automatically to limit the risk to your organization.
Investigate all security configuration gaps with a view of your apps in all clouds, and take action on security configuration recommendations from Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps.
App governance is a new security and policy management capability that monitors and governs app behaviors to quickly identify, alert, and help protect against risks. App governance is designed for OAuth-enabled apps that access Microsoft 365 data via Microsoft Graph APIs.
With this study, customers have substantive data support to understand how owning and using Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps (formerly Microsoft Cloud App Security) can accelerate cloud migration.4
A simple circular diagram shows how Microsoft brings a unique approach to the CASB market, helping customers to achieve Zero Trust security. Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps uses 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, analytics, and automation.
On the left side of this infographic, a bar chart stacks the benefits of deploying Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps. From lowered time and effort for remediation of incidents to improved compliance and auditing, the savings total over $8.9M. Three important numbers appear on the right: the 151 percent return on investment (ROI), the net present value (NPV) of $5.35M, and the total payback time of less than three months.