For information about Advanced Security Management and Cloud App Security for Office 365, see Get started with Advanced Security Management.
Cloud App Security
Microsoft Cloud App Security is a comprehensive cross-SaaS solution bringing deep visibility, strong data controls and enhanced threat protection to your cloud apps. With this service, you can gain visibility into Shadow IT by discovering cloud apps in use and you can control and protect data in the apps once you sanction them to the service.
Office 365 Advanced Security Management
Advanced Security Management is a subset of Cloud App Security that provides enhanced visibility and control for Office 365. This includes threat detection based on user activity logs, discovery of Shadow IT for apps that have similar functionality to Office 365 offerings and control app permissions to Office 365.
|Capability||Feature||Microsoft Cloud App Security||Office 365 Advanced Security Management|
|Cloud Discovery||Discovered apps||15,000 + cloud apps||750+ cloud apps Cloud apps with similar functionality to Office 365|
|Deployment for discovery analysis||Manual and automatic log upload||Manual log upload|
|Log anonymization for user privacy||Yes||Yes|
|Access to full Cloud App Catalog||Yes|
|Cloud app risk assessment||Yes|
|Cloud usage analytics per app, user, IP address||Yes|
|Ongoing analytics & reporting||Yes|
|Anomaly detection for discovered apps||Yes|
|Information Protection||Data Loss Prevention (DLP) support||Cross-SaaS DLP and data sharing control||Uses existing Office DLP (available in Office E3 and above)|
|App permissions and ability to revoke access||Yes||Yes|
|Policy setting and enforcement||Yes|
|Integration with Azure Information Protection||Yes|
|Integration with third party DLP solutions||Yes|
|Threat Detection||Anomaly detection and behavioral analytics||For Cross-SaaS apps including Office 365||For Office 365 apps|
|Manual and automatic alert remediation||Yes||Yes|
|SIEM connector||Yes. Alerts and activity logs for cross-SaaS apps.||Yes. Office 365 alerts only.|
|Integration to Microsoft Intelligent Security Graph||Yes||Yes|
Read about the basics in Getting started with Cloud App Security.
For technical support, go to the Cloud App Security assisted support page.
Premier customers also can choose Cloud App Security directly from the Premier portal.