The new buzzword is cloud computing. It is the practice of making use of the network of servers/hardware/computers that are hosted by provider and available through web/Internet for multiple purposes such as storage and computing i.e. instead of on-premise servers or hardware we leverage infrastructure from some other provider. Various organizations are adopting it as it provides a multitude of benefits.
Any organization that is taking help of cloud technology gets comfortable with its data hosting on cloud network as it receives more knowledge and experience on cloud security practices. In contrast, beginners are often reluctant about cloud safety. No doubt, a better knowledge, insight, and experience bring confidence in any venture; it is a practical thing that anyone can feel. It’s true that cloud services leave some serious concerns for data security. Well, there are ways to look and fix them. Every good thing comes with some pitfalls. Same applies to cloud computing as well. It puts various threats and concerns on the visibility of data sharing, suspicious activities like hacking and phishing, access from undesirable devices, geographical area and IP addresses?
But there is a solution! I.e Cloud Access Security Broker(CASB).
SIt is a software tool or service that functions in-between an organization and cloud applications. It helps organizations to increase the reach of their security policies. A report from Gartner predicts rise in CASB market share from its present $100 million to reach $500 million by the end of 2017.