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Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps

Elevate the posture and secure access of your cloud apps.

Identify and combat cyberthreats across your cloud services with Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps, a cloud access security broker (CASB) that provides multifunction visibility, control over data travel, and sophisticated analytics.


Discover and manage your apps

Streamline cloud access security with native integration. Control and audit your apps and resources.

Govern access to apps and resources

Discover shadow IT in your organization. Understand and control your digital information estate.

Assess the compliance of your apps

Evaluate against compliance standards, prevent leaks, and limit access to regulated data.

The Microsoft approach to the CASB market

Gain visibility into your cloud apps and services using sophisticated analytics to identify and combat cyberthreats. Control how your data is consumed, no matter where it lives. Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps natively integrates with industry-leading security and identity solutions or any other solutions you want to use.


Discover and control the use of shadow IT

Identify cloud apps and services your organization uses. Assess the risk levels and business readiness of over 26,000 apps. Manage your apps to help ensure security and compliance with an assessment of more than 90 risk factors.

Protect your sensitive information anywhere in the cloud

Understand, classify, and protect the exposure of sensitive information at rest, or use out-of-the box policies and automated processes to apply controls to your data in real time across your cloud apps by leveraging more than 200 sensitive information types.

Enable secure remote work and help protect against anomalous behaviors

Detect unusual behavior across cloud apps to identify ransomware, compromised users, or rogue applications. Analyze high-risk usage of apps and remediate automatically to limit the risk to your organization.

Help secure your organization with real-time controls

Use real-time controls to enable threat protection on your organization’s access points.

Manage your cloud app security posture

Investigate all security configuration gaps with a view of your apps in all clouds, and take action on security configuration recommendations from Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps.

Gain insight into your Microsoft 365 app behaviors

App governance is a new security and policy management capability that monitors and governs app behaviors to quickly identify, alert, and help protect against risks. App governance is designed for OAuth-enabled apps that access Microsoft 365 data via Microsoft Graph APIs.

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