Q: What is a CASB?
A: A Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) is a policy enforcement point that secures data & apps in the cloud and on any device, anywhere.
Glass Class - What Is a CASB?
Q: What is the difference between security and management?
A: Security is preventing risky events from happening, management is cleaning up after high-risk events.
Q: What is Shadow IT?
A: Cloud applications used by business users without IT oversight, also known as unmanaged apps.
Q: What are managed apps?
A: Cloud Applications that are managed by IT, e.g.Office 365.
Q: What are the types of CASB?
A: Three types of Cloud Access Security Broker (a) API-only CASB offer basic management (b) multi-mode first-gen CASB offer management & security (c) Next-Gen CASB deliver management, security & Zero-Day protection.
Glass Class - The Evolution of CASBs
Q: What is a forward proxy?
A: A proxy where traffic must be forwarded by the end-point Such proxies require agents and configuration on client devices.
Q: What is a reverse proxy?
A: A proxy where traffic is automatically routed, requiring no agent or configuration on the end-point.
Glass Class - API vs. Proxy
Q: What is AJAX-VM?
Q: What are the types of CASB architecture?
A: There are three types of CASB architecture: API-only, forward proxy, and reverse proxy. Some CASB are API-only, others API and forward proxy. Next-Gen CASBs offer all three with AJAX-VM.
Q: What is CASB encryption?
A: Encryption/decryption of data prior to upload/download to a cloud application.
Q: What is searchable encryption?
A: An encryption system that combines full encryption with a clear-text index to enable search and sort without compromising encryption strength.
Q: What is tokenization?
A: Obfuscation by encoding each input string as a unique output string.
Q: What is agentless MDM?
A: Mobile security for BYOD that does not require agents. Easy to deploy and has no access to personal data or apps, thereby preserving user privacy.