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September 13, 2022

DSPM: The New Kid on the Cloud Security Block

Jack Poller
Senior Analyst

Market Topics


binary_shieldThere are many different cybersecurity categories, and it seems that a new category is created every minute. If you’re paying attention to cloud security, you may have seen or heard about DSPM—data security posture management. 

Similar to CSPM (cloud security posture management), DSPM scans your cloud infrastructure configuration for policy violations. Whereas CSPM focuses on protecting cloud infrastructure, DSPM focuses on securing data.

Read my article How data security posture management complements CSPM to learn more about DSPM and why DSPM should be a part of your data-centric defense-in-depth security strategy.

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