What's New

The following new features are available in Cloud App Security.

Table 1. New Features in This Release (Available on April 14, 2019)



Real-time protection enhancement for Gmail

Cloud App Security enhances its real-time protection for Gmail by opening more functions including advanced spam protection, writing style analysis for BEC detection, Computer Vision and dynamic URL scanning for phishing detection.

Automation and Integration APIs

Cloud App Security opens up HTTPS-based RESTful APIs for admins to obtain security event logs from Cloud App Security to their organizations’ servers, search for specific email messages, and take actions on email messages and user accounts as necessary. The API request and response bodies is formatted in JSON.

Synchronization of partial targets during Office 365 provisioning

Cloud App Security allows admins to choose to synchronize some rather than all users, groups or site collections during Office 365 provisioning for testing purposes.

Writing style analysis optimization for one more language

Cloud App Security takes advantage of the further optimized Writing Style DNA technology to protect email messages written in or containing the following language: Spanish (preview).

Table 2. New Features Available on March 3, 2019



Display of policy violating content in Data Loss Prevention logs on Control Manager dashboard

Cloud App Security transfers the content that violates Data Loss Prevention policies to Trend Micro Control Manager so that admins can view the violating content on Control Manager dashboard, with sensitive data masked or unmasked as configured in the corresponding Cloud App Security Data Loss Prevention policies.

Writing Style Analysis optimization for two more languages

In addition to English, Cloud App Security provides enhanced protection to detect BEC scams in email messages written in or containing German and French as the Writing Style DNA technology is optimized for these two languages.

Table 3. New Features Available on January 13, 2019



New provisioning approach for Exchange Online (preview)

Cloud App Security uses the OAuth authorization framework to provide one more approach to Exchange Online provisioning (initial provision only), which does not require creation of an Exchange Online Delegate Account.

More granularity to bypass internal emails detected as other spam

Cloud App Security provides an option for admins to choose to pass and deliver all the email messages sent from internal domains if Cloud App Security detects them as other spam but admin treats them as normal messages based on your organization's security policies, to help reduce false positives.

Dynamic URL scanning enhancement for more phishing detections

Cloud App Security applies dynamic URL scanning to a wider range of URLs, after they are scanned by Web Reputation Services, to keep users from more zero-day phishing attacks.

Table 4. New Features Available on December 16, 2018



Real-time protection for Gmail (preview)

Cloud App Security adds Gmail into its protected application family and provides email messages and attachments in Gmail with malware scanning, file blocking, Web Reputation Services, and Data Loss Prevention in real time.

Writing style analysis optimization for three languages

In addition to English, Cloud App Security takes advantage of the optimized Writing Style DNA technology to provide enhanced protection for email messages written in or containing the following two languages: German (preview) and French (preview).

Table 5. New Features Available on November 18, 2018



Single sign-on (SSO) using Okta for authentication

Cloud App Security allows organizations using Okta to configure an Okta org authorization server as a SAML 2.0 identity provider to enable user authentication and single sign-on to the Cloud App Security management console.

Keyword Extraction for Box files

Cloud App Security provides a simplified keyword-based way of Data Loss Prevention to allow administrators to quickly identify sensitive data contained in files in Box and create rules to prevent the transmission of the data.

Support for scanning copied or moved Box files

After a Box file is moved or copied, Cloud App Security scans the moved or copied file and then takes actions on it based on the applicable policy.

Email notification to the administrator about the maximum reach of the Box quarantine folder storage

Cloud App Security will send a notification email to the administrator when the storage space for the Box quarantine folder is full, so that the administrator can take measures to prevent quarantine failures.

Support downloading of multiple quarantined files and email messages in Office 365 at a time

Cloud App Security allows administrators to select and download more than one quarantined file and email message in Office 365 at a time.

Table 6. New Features Available on October 14, 2018



Office 365 credential phishing detection

Cloud App Security uses artificial intelligence (AI)-based computer vision to recognize and block phishing URLs that disguise as legitimate Office 365 logon websites, to protect users of your organization from Office 365 account compromise.

Dynamic URL scanning for phishing detection enhancement

Cloud App Security integrates with dynamic URL scanning as an additional layer of Web Reputation Services to perform real-time scan on phishing URLs to detect zero-day phishing attacks.

Credential phishing detection widget on Dashboard

Cloud App Security adds a Credential Phishing Detection widget to provide administrators with better visibility into credential related phishing scams detected by different mechanisms.

SIEM API Support

Cloud App Security opens up a REST API so that administrators can obtain security event logs from Cloud App Security to your organization's Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platform.

Dashboard data export as a report

Cloud App Security provides an option for administrators to export the information displayed on Dashboard as a report in PDF format.

Quarantined Office 365 item renaming

Cloud App Security renames quarantined Office 365 email messages and files when administrators download them to better distinguish multiple downloads.