Any cloud application used within your organisation without your knowledge or approval is Shadow IT.

It is a problem that has grown exponentially in recent years; it is estimated that 40% of all IT spending is now outside the IT department.

Unauthorised use of cloud services poses risks to your organisation’s security and regulatory compliance – so it’s important that your Shadow IT assessment is the first step towards managing these risks.

Your Challenges

As people become increasingly mobile, collaborate more freely and shift more of their data to the cloud, organisations need security that governs usage and protects data across your IT infrastructure.

Do your IT teams struggle with legacy security products that fail to comply with many modern working practices, particularly post GDPR?

Security and maintaining compliance are critical for organisations. Ensuring visibility is key for cloud users, no matter what cloud architecture your organisation adopts public, private or hybrid.

Our Solutions

  • Discovery – We can provide visibility of sanctioned and unsanctioned cloud IaaS, PaaS and SaaS usage within an organisation.
  • Analysis – We analyse the collected data against compliance and breach of corporate IT policies, such as data sharing, security, sovereignty and leakage to ensure industry compliance.
  • Compliance – Enables IT to regain control and governance against new IT policies. This ensures future compliance – as sanctioned applications of today may not be sanctioned applications of tomorrow.

How we do things

We perform big data analytics on details including user, group, location, device, service, destination, activity, and content in real-time. This gives you the ability to control your infrastructure and apply essential governance that helps prevent the loss of sensitive data.

Our IT cloud usage and governance service also provides you with the ability to proxy traffic, perform analytics and enforce policies in real-time. This will give you data classification, encryption, identity and access control capabilities and the capability to implement an advanced threat protection that helps to stop elusive attacks across SaaS, IaaS, and web.

Business Benefits

  • Remove Shadow IT and confidently govern cloud usage.

  • Build an ‘as is’ snapshot of all cloud usage across your organisation, helping to develop a cloud adoption strategy.

  • Enable increased control of assets, costs and identify flexibility of services.

  • Ensure regulatory compliance and reduce risk to the business.

  • Safely enable key sanctioned applications.

  • Create managed cloud environments putting your business in control of data in the cloud.

  • Mitigate information security risks.

Why SCC

  • Tailored SecurityOur security solution is tailored around your specific security needs. We provide you with a workflow driven security review and have an enterprise grade architectural approach to security management.

  • Deep Web InsightsWe utilise deep web insights to understand where threats originate, compare hundreds of network and cloud configurations to match industry insight and give you an agnostic insight into your cloud security plan.

  • Network ProtectionWe offer a security service that will protect every aspect of your network systems and infrastructure. We help to reduce spending on security monitoring and risk management, offering the most resilient protection available anywhere.

  • ComplianceWe will help to secure your assets ensuring you have a compliant infrastructure that protects data, network, applications, and devices from internal and external security breaches.

Related Factsheets

Shadow IT Factsheet

Shadow IT Factsheet

Shadow IT Services by SCC

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