Netskope is an American company providing a unified security platform SASE (Secure Access Service Edge), the task of which is to secure user access to various resources and applications, regardless of the location and device from which this access takes place. The platform includes Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Cloud Firewall, Next Generation Secure Web Gateway (SWG) and Private Access for ZTNA (Zero Trust Network Access) modules. Content security is ensured by detecting advanced security threats and protecting sensitive data (DLP - Data Loss Prevention).

The Netskope solution is a set of security services that provide remote access, enable effective protection against threats and secure data in the cloud without reducing the user experience.

Netskope is recognized in the Gartner ranking as one of the leaders in the SSE (Security Service Edge) market. The solution allows to reduce risk, accelerate the efficiency of the architecture, and provides detailed insight into every activity in the cloud, web and private applications.

Below is a brief description of the individual modules of the Netskope platform.

Description of technology

Cloud Security - Cloud Access Security Broker

CASB - The Netskope Security Service Edge (SSE) component of Netskope's Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) solution enables you to quickly identify and manage the use of cloud applications, whether they are managed or unmanaged applications. It prevents confidential data from being stolen from your environment by risky people or processes from within or malicious software aimed at data leakage. Netskope Security Cloud provides real-time access and data protection against threats while accessing cloud services, websites and private applications from anywhere and on any device.

Cloud Security - Cloud Security Posture Management

CSPM - Netskope Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) provides security assessment for your IaaS resources in Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) with the ability to generate security alerts that the Administrator can remedy. You can configure one or more policies that will assess whether your environment is compliant, incl. with CIS or NIST standards. Netskope also provides its best practices, according to which the Administrator can perform a security assessment. Your infrastructure is constantly monitored against configured policies that verify potential security vulnerabilities that can be exploited.

Cloud Security - Security Access Service Edge

SaaS Security Posture Management - As enterprises move their data to the cloud at an alarming pace, which carries the risk of loss of sensitive data, configuration gaps, or incompatibility of devices with access to SaaS resources, the entire migration becomes a serious challenge. Like CSPM, Netskope SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM) refers to security assessment, but SaaS applications include Microsoft 365 (Exchange Online, Sharepoint), Salesforce or ZOOM. Thanks to Netskope SSPM, you will expose and reduce the risk of misconfiguration, enforce the compliance of devices using the application and protect your environment against threats and malware.

Cloud Security - Security Service Edge

Cloud Firewall - Netskope Firewall-as-a-Service (FWaaS) enables consolidation, reduces complexity and reduces operational costs. Provides network security for outbound traffic on all ports and protocols. Main features: personal firewall that allows you to regulate traffic based on source and destination, user and group, FQDN and wildcards, gateway for FTP services, traffic logging and the ability to export events, full integration with SASE architecture (SWG, CASB, ZTNA, RBI).

Next Gen Secure Web Gateway (SWG) - Next Generation Secure Web Gateway (Next Gen SWG) is a cloud-based internet security solution that prevents malware, detects advanced threats, filters by website category, protects data, and controls application usage for any user, location and device. Built on the Netskope Security Cloud Platform, which secures SaaS, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and network access, Netskope NG SWG combines embedded CASB, SWG and DLP into common control mechanisms. Predefined and custom reports are available with rich metadata for detailed analysis.

Private Access for ZTNA - Netskope Private Access, a Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) solution, seamlessly connects authenticated users from anywhere, using any devices, to private resources in data centers and public cloud environments. Built on NewEdge's private security cloud, Netskope Private Access delivers fast and direct application connectivity for a great user experience. An integral component of Netskope Security Service Edge (SSE) solutions, Netskope Private Access improves overall security, accelerates cloud migration, simplifies IT infrastructure and enables organizations to move to a secure remote access architecture.

SECURITY SERVICE EDGE - Netskope SSE is based on Netskope Security Cloud, a platform that provides real-time data visibility and protection when accessing cloud services such as websites and private applications from anywhere and on any device. SSE technologies enable organizations to support employees anywhere, anytime with a cloud-centric approach to enforce security policies. It offers a unified architecture and improves the user experience by consolidating many different security functions into a single solution.

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