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Jul 9 2019   4:02PM GMT

cloud access security broker (CASB)

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A cloud access security broker (CASB) is a software tool or service that sits between an organization’s on-premises infrastructure and a cloud provider’s infrastructure. Continued…

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“While a cloud access security broker is certainly one of the more useful products available to help achieve a cyber-resilient organization, it’s of limited use without a team capable of understanding these use cases and responding to alerts generated by the system.” – Rob Shapland

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Quiz Yourself
Brokers must work closely with cloud providers, while also _________ their services to appeal to customers.
A. distinguishing
B. differentiating
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