Complete Security

With detailed SaaS-based reporting and granular control of SaaS usage, Aperture builds upon the existing SaaS visibility and granular control capabilities of the Palo Alto Networks® Next-Generation Security Platform provided through App-ID™. Adding visibility and control within SaaS applications with Aperture provides a full end-to-end security solution without any additional software, hardware or network changes required.

Retroactive Prevention

Visibility and control of data exposure that doesn’t just look at data in-line but from the creation of the SaaS account itself, no matter how long ago that was. 

 

Prevent Threats

One of the risks of a SaaS application, especially one that syncs files with users automatically, is that it presents a new insertion point for malware. Aperture solves this through integration with WildFire to identify known and unknown malware residing within the SaaS application.

Aperture extends the visibility and granular control of our security platform into SaaS applications themselves – an area traditionally invisible to IT. Aperture solves this problem by looking into SaaS applications directly, providing full visibility into the day-to-day activities of users and data. Granular controls ensure policy is maintained to eliminate data exposure and threat risks.

Advanced Threat Prevention

WildFire™ threat intelligence cloud integration with Aperture provides advanced threat prevention to block known malware and identify and block unknown malware. This extends WildFire’s existing integration to prevent threats from spreading through the sanctioned SaaS applications, preventing a new insertion point for malware.

New malware discovered by Aperture is shared with the rest of the next-generation security platform, even if it is not in-line with the SaaS applications.

True SaaS Visibility

Aperture provides complete visibility across all user, folder and file activity, providing detailed analysis that helps you transition from a position of speculation to one of knowing exactly what’s happening at any given point in time. This gives you the ability to view deep analytics into day-to-day usage, which enables you to quickly determine if there are any data risk or compliance-related policy violations.

Contextual Risk Control

Allowing you to define granular, context-aware policy control, Aperture gives you the ability to drive enforcement, and the quarantine of users and data, as soon as a violation occurs. This enables you to quickly and easily satisfy data risk compliance requirements, such as PCI and PII, while still maintaining the benefits of cloud-based applications.


 

Aperture At A Glance

Aperture delivers complete visibility and granular enforcement across all user, folder and file activity within sanctioned SaaS applications.

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Safely enable your SaaS applications

The use of SaaS (Software as a Service) applications is creating gaps in security visibility and new risks for threat propagation, data leakage and regulatory noncompliance. See how Aperture can help.

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Cloud Security is a Shared Responsibility

This brief discusses the responsibilities of cloud vendors and organizations for securing the cloud in various environments.

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SaaS Security Checklist

This checklist provides a breakdown of the most essential criteria that should be a part of your SaaS security solution.

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Safely Enable SaaS

Aperture delivers a unique approach to securing sanctioned SaaS applications. Aperture provides complete visibly across all user, folder and file activity within the SaaS application providing detailed analysis and analytics on usage to prevent data risk and compliance violations. Even more importantly, it allows granular context-aware policy control within these SaaS applications to drive enforcement and quarantine of users and data as soon as a violation occurs.

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Best Practices - SaaS Security

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications are becoming more prevalent within organizations across industries because they’re scalable and easy to use. However, they’re also a prime vector for attacks. Learn how Palo Alto Networks can help to secure SaaS applications so they don’t become a breeding ground for data leakage and malware.

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