Top 20 Use cases for MCAS

Did you know the full capabilities of Microsoft Cloud App Security?Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS) is a multimode Cloud Access Security Broker. It provides rich visibility, control over data travel, and sophisticated analytics to identify and combat cyberthreats across all your cloud services.

But… based in my personal experience with customers, which are the top 20 use cases?

  1. Discover all cloud apps and services used in your organization
  2. Assess the risk and compliance of your cloud apps
  3. Govern discovered cloud apps and explore enterprise-ready alternatives
  4. Enable continuous monitoring to automatically detect new and risky cloud apps
  5. Detect when data is being filtrated from your corporate apps
  6. Discover OAuth apps that have access to your environment
  7. Gain visibility into corporate data stored in the cloud
  8. Enforce DLP and compliance policies for sensitive data stored in your cloud apps
  9. Ensure safe collaboration and data sharing practices in the cloud
  10. Protect your data when it’s downloaded to unmanaged devices
  11. Enforce adaptive session controls to manage user actions in real-time
  12. Record an audit trail for all user activities across hybrid environments
  13. Identify compromised user accounts
  14. Detect threats from users inside your organization
  15. Detect threats from privileged accounts
  16. Identify and revoke access to risky OAuth apps
  17. Detect and remediate malware in your cloud apps
  18. Audit the configuration of your IaaS environments
  19. Monitor user activities to protect against threats in your IaaS environments
  20. Capture user activities within custom cloud and on-premise app.

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