Skyhigh vs. Symantec CloudSOC

As of June 2019, Skyhigh is ranked 1st in Cloud Access Security Brokers with 20 reviews vs Symantec CloudSOC which is ranked 7th in Cloud Access Security Brokers with 1 review. The top reviewer of Skyhigh writes "A SaaS-friendly tool that integrates well with DLP but better integration with on-premise tools is needed". The top reviewer of Symantec CloudSOC writes "Enables us to have visibility and monitoring over our global workforce connectivity to Office 365 ". Skyhigh is most compared with Netskope, Microsoft Cloud App Security and Dome9. Symantec CloudSOC is most compared with Netskope, Skyhigh and Microsoft Cloud App Security.
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It gives us visibility into how the data is being used within our cloud environment.It also prevents you from writing data to your Gmail and does not allow you to move your data outside of the corporate system. That is the most important feature for me.There is [a feature] called cloud registry where we can see a risk assessment for the cloud services being used. If we want to add a new cloud service or a new cloud application, we can check into it and do an assessment through the cloud registry.It help us monitor high risk services, blocking them, and also feeding them to our egress points.The risk rating of each cloud application has been very useful. Whenever we discover a new application is use, we are able to quickly determine if this application is safe to use and whether or not we should allow our end users to be able to access it.We have gained a deep insight into our Shadow IT usage as well as the different activities involved in Office 365.Without Skyhigh, we had zero visibility, but now we are aware of so much more.Skyhigh has given us categorization and rating of websites separate from what the web proxy places on the logs.

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This solution has improved my organization because it allows us to have visibility and monitoring over our global workforce connectivity to Office 365 and for Service Now.

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Cons
The biggest challenge we have with McAfee is their cross-cloud support.I would like to see more power being given to the admin. In the sense that in case an employee is facing an issue and they want to configure a service, like attaching an email in Gmail, for example, they should be given the option to make the service request and get that configured on the go.The only thing we have faced is that sometimes, randomly, the portal becomes too slow.Needs integration with other technology ecosystems.Though the Skyhigh Dashboard is processing large amounts of data, the speed of the Dashboard could be improved.It would be nice to be able to get more advanced search functions to filter out data and quickly obtain the data that we need.The tool could improve flexibility with the creation of reports/querying data.The services take some time to load. It would be helpful if the loading time was reduced.

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I would like to see them develop the ability to integrate it with a central management system.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The licensing fees are based on what environments you are monitoring.They definitely charge a huge amount. All the security service providers charge a huge amount.Have a risk-based approach towards pricing.The biggest thing to watch for is the difference in price per monitored user for the different API integrations.Skyhigh provided a FedRAMP solution, tokenization, a better shadow IT capability, and lower cost.

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Overview

Skyhigh is the leading cloud access security broker (CASB) trusted by over 500 enterprises to securely enable over 16,000 cloud services, including shadow IT and sanctioned IT.

With Skyhigh, organizations leverage a single cross-cloud platform to gain visibility into cloud usage and risks, meet compliance requirements, enforce security policies, and detect and respond to potential threats.

The Symantec CloudSOC platform enables companies to confidently leverage cloud applications and services while staying safe, secure and compliant. It provides visibility into shadow IT, governance over data in cloud apps, and protection against threats targeting cloud accounts.

CloudSOC takes a data science approach to security using machine learning at its core and leveraging native SaaS APIs, real-time traffic processing and other data sources to provide insightful visualization and intuitive controls.

CloudSOC offers a cloud audit for Shadow IT plus granular transaction visibility, user behavior analytics (UBA), threat detection, data governance and DLP, security controls and post-incident forensic analysis for sanctioned and unsanctioned cloud apps.

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Sample Customers
Western Union.Aetna.DirecTV.Adventist.Equinix.Perrigo.Goodyear.HP.Cargill.Sony.Bank of the West.Prudential.Globe Telecom
Top Industries
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Healthcare Company30%
Pharma/Biotech Company15%
Transportation Company10%
Security Firm10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Healthcare Company28%
Financial Services Firm15%
Comms Service Provider12%
Media Company10%
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Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business9%
Midsize Enterprise5%
Large Enterprise86%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise73%
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