Zscaler CASB (Cloud Access Security Broker) is a security solution offered by Zscaler, a leading cloud security company. CASB technology helps organizations gain visibility and control over cloud applications and services being used by their employees. Zscaler CASB specifically focuses on securing cloud access and data protection.
Zscaler CASB Benefits:
Easy to use interface
Offers a wide range of security features
Provides real-time protection against malware and viruses
Theft protection feature helps locate lost or stolen devices
Data backup feature ensures important data is not lost
Safe browsing feature blocks malicious websites
Zscaler CASB Features:
Cloud Application Visibility: Zscaler CASB helps organizations discover and gain insights into the cloud applications and services being used across their network. It provides visibility into shadow IT and unapproved cloud usage.
Data Loss Prevention (DLP): It enables organizations to enforce data protection policies and prevent sensitive information from being leaked or exposed in cloud applications. Zscaler CASB helps identify and control data sharing and transfers, protecting against data breaches.
Access Controls: Zscaler CASB enforces granular access controls to cloud applications, ensuring that users have appropriate permissions and are authenticated securely. It helps organizations implement strong authentication methods, single sign-on (SSO), and multi-factor authentication (MFA) for cloud access.
Threat Protection: Zscaler CASB offers protection against cloud-specific threats, such as account compromises, malware, and data exfiltration. It uses threat intelligence and behavioral analysis to detect and mitigate these threats in real-time.
Compliance and Governance: Zscaler CASB helps organizations enforce compliance with industry regulations and data protection standards. It offers policy enforcement, auditing, and reporting capabilities to meet regulatory requirements for data privacy and security.
Shadow IT Discovery and Control: Zscaler CASB identifies unauthorized or risky cloud applications being used by employees, providing organizations with insights into shadow IT. It enables IT teams to assess risks, enforce policies, and take appropriate actions to manage and control cloud usage.
Encryption and Data Protection: Zscaler CASB provides options for data encryption and tokenization to protect sensitive information stored and transmitted in cloud applications. It helps organizations maintain data privacy and confidentiality.
Zscaler CASB integrates with cloud service providers' APIs and employs various techniques, such as proxying and traffic analysis, to provide security and control over cloud application usage. It can be deployed as a standalone solution or integrated with other security technologies within an organization's existing infrastructure.
Reviews from Real Users
PeerSpot user, IT Security & Operations Manager at a wholesaler/distributor, says that “Web filters well, with good whitelisting/blacklisting capabilities and installs easily on endpoints”.
Another PeerSpot user, System Analyst at an insurance company, “User-friendly, easy to deploy with a good zero-trust feature”.