CipherCloud vs Skyhigh
Last updated: November 26, 2017
CipherCloud enables cloud adoption while ensuring security, compliance and control. Delivers comprehensive and precise visibility into all cloud applications in use and assesses their risk based on business, data & compliance criteria. Ensures all data protection policies are enforced, prevents unauthorized access, with data loss prevention, encryption, tokenization, and key management.
Skyhigh enables the entire Cloud Adoption Lifecycle, providing unparalleled visibility, usage analytics, and policy enforcement. Gain complete visibility into all cloud services in use and an objective risk assessment across data, business, and legal risk. Identify security breaches and insider threats, analyze usage patterns to understand demand for cloud services, and consolidate subscriptions. Seamlessly enforce security policies including encryption, data loss prevention, and coarse and granular access control
CipherCloud vs Skyhigh in our news:
2017 - McAfee acquires cloud security startup Skyhigh Networks
McAfee has acquired Skyhigh Networks, a specialist in cloud security. The deal is a sign of the ongoing trend for consolidation in the security industry, where smaller players are coming together under larger businesses to provide more security services under one roof. This makes sense because the issue of cybersecurity has become one of the most persistent in the market today, with malicious hacking a nightmare not just for businesses but individuals as more and more of our personal and not-so-personal information becoming digitised and moving to the cloud, putting it in the reach of both criminals and destructive pranksters. In the case of Skyhigh, McAfee — whose legacy business is in endpoint security — is specifically acquiring the company for that cloud expertise.
2014 - CipherCloud gets $50M to encrypt corporate data in the cloud
CipherCloud, that specializes in securing an organization’s cloud environment through encryption and monitoring services has landed a $50 million series B funding round. Customers use CipherCloud’s security system to track whoever is accessing sensitive information stored in various cloud services like salesforce.com and Box. If someone is snooping around Salesforce who shouldn’t be, the security system can detect that something looks fishy and will alert the company. CipherCloud can also encrypt corporate data in real time so that the information remains safe from prying eyes as it’s delivered to the cloud.