Basingstoke, UK – December 6, 2017: CensorNet, a leading provider of cloud security solutions, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has named it as a Niche Player in its 2017 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers report. This is the first time that Gartner have assembled a cloud access security brokers (CASBs)-focused Magic Quadrant and vendors are positioned within it is based on its ability to execute and completeness of vision.
“We believe our inclusion and positioning within the Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers is testament to our focus on protecting businesses in today’s ever-growing cyber threat landscape. To us, cloud adoption is much more advanced in North America, thus we are even more pleased to be the only European headquartered vendor in this report.” said Ed Macnair, CEO of CensorNet.
“At CensorNet, our main priority has always been to align our services to our customer’s security needs and invest in the solutions that best support their journeys. We continue to invest in our USS/CASB offering and add new dimensions to our solution, such as the recent API mode addition. This new feature has improved our threat protection and data security capabilities, removing the blind spot that using a purely in-line solution can result in. As European and UK cloud adoption increases, so will our CASB feature set to meet customer demand and continue to strengthen our position in the market.”
CensorNet first released its cloud-based CASB solution in April 2015 to complement its existing email and web security products. Today, its unified and multi-layered approach to securing the cloud via its purpose built, multi-functional cloud security platform delivers integrated web security, email security, CASB and adaptive multi-factor authentication. This provides organizations with security-focused visibility and control over user access, data and assets and allows organizations to address the cyber security, audit, compliance and productivity issues associated with the use of cloud applications.
 Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers,” Steve Riley, Craig Lawson, November 30, 2017.
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CensorNet, the complete cloud security company, helps organizations to effectively manage and control the use of cloud applications in their business. The company provides a unified and multi-layered approach to securing the cloud via its purpose built, multi-functional cloud security platform that delivers integrated web security, email security, CASB and adaptive multi-factor authentication. This provides organizations with security-focused visibility and control over user access, data and assets to allow access while controlling outcomes and allows organizations to address the security, audit, compliance and productivity issues associated with the use of cloud applications and devices. CensorNet enables organizations to control Shadow IT, safely implement BYOD initiatives and protect from cyber threats. With more than 4000 customers and over 1.3 million users worldwide, the company is headquartered in Basingstoke, UK and has further offices in Austin and San Francisco, US; Copenhagen, Denmark and Munich, Germany. For more information, visit www.censornet.com
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