Data security continues to be the most significant barrier to cloud adoption. According to the PwC report titled "The Future of IT Outsourcing and Cloud Computing," 62 percent of respondents rated data security as a "serious" or "extremely serious" risk. With Skyhigh Secure, IT and information security teams can proactively protect data in the cloud without altering the end-user experience.
"Like most enterprises, we needed a complete solution that allowed us to discover what cloud services were in use and leverage big data analytics to assess risks of corporate data moving to and from these cloud services," said
Skyhigh Secure offers several new advantages. First, Skyhigh Secure's mobile to cloud capabilities enable secure access of cloud services directly from mobile devices without the need for agents, downloads, or other footprints on the device, and without the need for VPN or backhaul of mobile traffic through the enterprise network. Second, Skyhigh Secure provides proactive and adaptive security that leverages real-time application and usage analytics to detect threats and secure data to and from cloud services. Third, Skyhigh Secure delivers unmatched ease with three-click configuration and flexibility of deployment with cloud, on-premise, and hybrid delivery options.
"The cloud should be viewed as an asset and not as a threat, but organizations are slow to fully adopt cloud services because of concerns around the security of their data," said
Skyhigh Secure delivers the following features: Contextual Access Control: Allows or denies access to corporate data in the cloud based on user, device, and geographic location. Application Auditing: Granular auditing of application usage and real-time identification and alerting of anomalous use. Encryption: Industry standards-based 256-bit encryption for structured and unstructured data that maintains sorting, searching, and other end-user functionalities. CloudDLP™:
Skyhigh Secure supports leading cloud services across all major categories, including cloud storage and collaboration (e.g., Box), social business platforms (e.g., Jive), customer relationship management (e.g., Salesforce), productivity suites (e.g., Office 365), human resources and finance (e.g., Workday) and IT service management (e.g.,
"Security, visibility and control are crucial considerations for any organization moving core services to the cloud," said
Skyhigh Networks' Cloud Access Security Manager is the industry's only solution that addresses the entire cloud adoption lifecycle from discovery of cloud services, to objective risk assessment of all cloud services, to analysis of anomalous use, to comprehensive protection of corporate data in the Cloud.
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