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Netskope SaaS Security Posture Management

As enterprises move workloads and sensitive data into SaaS apps at a rapid pace, the risk of exposure, sensitive data loss, non-compliance, and threats like malware remain significant challenges. Netskope gives organizations the visibility, compliance, and protection for critical workloads needed to combat these challenges. With Netskope, get an understanding of your risk exposure, detect misconfigurations, inventory assets, enforce compliance standards, and protect against insider threats and malware.

Netskope has expanded its security capabilities to SaaS apps. Netskope offers continuous security posture capabilities to help customers identify, recommend remediation of risky SaaS app misconfigurations, and align security posture with best practices and compliance standards.

SaaS Security Posture Management or SSPM is a new service that provides an organization insight into their security posture of SaaS applications. According to Gartner, SSPM is defined as “tools that continuously assess the security risk and manage the security posture of SaaS applications. Core capabilities include reporting native SaaS security settings' configuration and offering suggestions for improved configuration to reduce risk."

SSPM is uniquely positioned within Netskopes' product because there is an intersection between two existing capabilities:

  • API Data Protection: Netskope already offers CASB functionality for SaaS applications.

  • IaaS: Netskope protects the public cloud for services like AWS, GCP, and Azure under the larger umbrella of Cloud Security Posture Management or CSPM.

SSPM aims to provide CSPM-like functionality to API Data Protection applications.

Some of the benefits of SSPM include:

  • Continuous security assessment into SaaS apps of policy violations.

  • Compliance with common standards including CIS, PCI-DSS, NIST, HIPAA, and more.

  • Guided remediation of misconfigurations.

Netskope has extended its SSPM capabilities to GitHub, Microsoft 365, and Salesforce, ServiceNow, and Zoom SaaS apps.