CASB – Cloud Access Security Broker
A technology that provides a layer of security when accessing cloud applications. CASBs act as a mediator between the cloud application and the user, verifying that users are authorized to access the cloud application, monitoring for suspicious activity, and enforcing security policies.
CSPM – Cloud Security Posture Management
A set of processes and technologies used to ensure cloud security is in accordance with industry best practices, as well as a company’s internal policies. CSPM helps organizations identify, address, and reduce vulnerabilities in their cloud environments.
A software component that enables two applications or services to communicate with each other. Connectors are typically used to connect cloud-based applications, allowing them to share data.