Getting full visibility of all cloud applications running in your organization is the first step to cloud security. Understanding what risky applications, untrusted applications, and even trusted applications provides insight to shadow IT and shadow data loss. Use Shadow IT discovery to initially to get a clear picture of risk and exposure and continuously monitor your network for maintaining policy and visibility.
CipherCloud for Cloud Discovery makes it easy and efficient to continuously discover and categorize all the cloud applications being accessed by your organization, identify risk, and analyze usage of your network resources. An intuitive drill-down dashboard provides detailed information on the top cloud applications being accessed by usage, data volume, and risk level.
CipherCloud provides an extensive knowledge base of thousands of cloud applications. An expert team continuously analyzes risk with automated testing, manual analysis, and input from leading standards groups including the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), Forrester Research, Trustee and other objective third parties.
The CloudSource™ risk knowledge base compiles a wide range of security metrics and calculates a risk score based on a CSA aligned methodology.
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The cloud isn’t static and hundreds of new cloud applications emerge daily, often accessed by our customers first. CipherCloud for Cloud Discovery identifies unknown cloud applications being accessed and enables customers to easily submit new applications to the CloudSource knowledge base, using the power of community crowdsourcing to continuously expand and refine the data. Customers can also provide feedback on the risk rating of any cloud applications for review by the CipherCloud team.