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Next Gen Secure Web Gateway (SWG)

Netskope Next Gen Secure Web Gateway delivers web security from the cloud, protecting cloud services, applications, websites, and data for any user, location, or device.

53% of sessions are
app and cloud service related in web traffic

Netskope’s Next Gen Secure Web Gateway is a cloud-based web security solution that prevents malware, detects advanced threats, filters by category, protects data, and controls app use for any user, location, device. It unifies our industry-leading CASB, SWG, and DLP into common policy controls with custom reporting and rich metadata for ad-hoc queries.

Next Gen SWG

2020 Gartner SWG Magic Quadrant Visionary and 2021 Peer Insights Customers' Choice

Netskope has been named a Visionary in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways.


Netskope was also named a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Secure Web Gateways with the highest rating of Customers’ Choice recipients.

2020 Gartner SWG Magic Quadrant Visionary

Your SWG is Blind.

It can’t see over 50% of traffic, and we can prove it.


We deliver the unmatched performance, superior experience, and reduced complexity you need as the core of your SASE architecture.


Give us the chance to prove our platform within 7 days and you’ll have the opportunity to win an exhilarating driving experience behind the wheel of a sleek exotic car that rivals the performance of our own platform.

SWG is Blind

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The Netskope Security Cloud

Unrivaled visibility. Real-time data and threat protection.

The Netskope Security Cloud provides unrivaled visibility and real-time data and threat protection when accessing cloud services, websites, and private apps from anywhere, on any device. Only Netskope understands the cloud and takes a data-centric approach that empowers security teams with the right balance of protection and speed they need to secure their digital transformation journey.

The Netskope Security Cloud

Shift your focus to Next Generation SWG use cases


Monitor and assess

Achieve inline visibility for thousands of managed and unmanaged apps and cloud services, plus web traffic, and unify SWG+CASB+DLP critical capabilities into one Next Gen Secure Web Gateway platform.

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Control cloud apps

Get real-time, granular control of thousands of cloud apps including the ones led by lines of business and users. This enables you to stop the bad and safely enable the good.

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Acceptable use

Incorporate a combination of traditional web filtering covering URL categories, custom categories, and dynamic page ratings for new sites with comprehensive cloud app usage rating and acceptable use policies that cover both cloud and web.

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Protect against threats

Protect against malware, advanced threats, and cloud-enabled threats with anti-malware, sandboxing, ML analysis, the Cloud Threat Exchange (CTE) for IOC sharing, plus add-on Behavior Analytics or Targeted RBI.

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Protect data everywhere

Follow and protect data everywhere it goes and ensure accurate and precise inspection with advanced capabilities ranging from exact match to fingerprinting with similarity matching.

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Cover direct-to-internet

Eliminate costly back hauling and improve performance for remote offices and users with NewEdge access optimized for low latency and high capacity.

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Complete transparency

With the Netskope Trust Portal, customers get real-time visibility into the status of Netskope Security Cloud Services and the NewEdge infrastructure.


Service availability guaranteed

Backed by a 99.999% Service Level Agreement (SLA), customers can be confident Netskope Security Cloud inline services remain up and available.

With Netskope, we now have an integrated proxy for cloud and web along with a unified policy engine to simplify our security program and streamline administration and operations.

—Jerry Sto. Tomas, Chief Information Security Officer, Apria Healthcare
Apria Healthcare

Trusted by leading companies

Key features and benefits


Visibility and control

Achieve unmatched inline visibility and control of web traffic, including thousands of managed and unmanaged cloud services and apps.

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Multi-layer defenses

Prevent and detect a wide variety of threats leveraging cloud services and apps for multi-stage delivery that most defenses miss.

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Netskope advanced data loss protection (DLP)

Advanced data loss protection (DLP)

Use advanced DLP rules and policies to prevent data exposure and leaks across cloud services, apps, and web traffic.

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Advanced Analytics and reporting

Cloud XD synthesizes and distills web activity into user site and page visits to help security teams focus on what they need for investigations.

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Direct-to-internet coverage

Provide direct to internet access for remote offices with IPsec and GRE tunnels, plus remote and mobile users.

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SSL/TLS inspection at cloud scale

Use elastic on-demand cloud resources to inspect encrypted traffic, including TLS 1.3, natively at scale

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Straight Talk Series - Data Context Defines Next Gen SWG



Learn the rich value of data context for granular policy controls within Next Gen SWG analyzing web and cloud traffic for data and threat protection.

6 Common Next Gen SWG Use Cases

Explore the six most common Next Gen SWG use cases, functional requirements to deliver each, deployment configurations needed, and then download the Evaluator Guide to learn how to test Netskope or any other product’s ability to cover each use case.

Next Gen SWG Evaluator Guide

Cloud and Threat Report: July 2021 Edition

Hey, You, Get Out of my Cloud


Data risks and emerging threats are in the spotlight in the July 2021 edition of the Cloud and Threat Report. The continued growth of malware delivered by cloud applications and the potential for critical data exfiltration tied to employees departing their jobs are among increasing cloud application security risks.


Netskope Threat Labs dives into these trends in the latest installment of the semi-annual Cloud and Threat Report.

Cloud and Threat Report: July 2021 Edition

Is it time to move on from your legacy secure web gateway?

Your current web security gateway may have one or more of these issues:


  • appliance limitations
  • bypassing threat defenses
  • legacy allow/deny policy controls
  • limited integration
  • unmanaged app visibility
Is it time to move on from your legacy secure web gateway?


Checklist: 12 Capabilities You Need in a Next Gen SWG

Checklist: 12 Capabilities You Need in a Next Gen SWG

Netskope Threat Protection - data sheet

Netskope Threat Protection

Netskope Remote Browser Isolation - Data sheet

Netskope Remote Browser Isolation

Understanding Next Gen SWG

Understanding Next Gen SWG

Next Generation Secure Web Gateway

Next Generation Secure Web Gateway

Adoption Guide for SASE

Adoption Guide for SASE

Next Gen SWG Evaluator: 6 Common Use Cases guide

Next Gen SWG Evaluator Guide: 6 Common Use Cases

2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for SWG

2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for SWG

Shift Your Web Security to the Cloud, for the Cloud - white paper

Shift Your Web Security to the Cloud, for the Cloud

Cloud-enabled Threats Guide

Cloud-enabled Threats Guide

Cloud and Threat Report - February 2021

Cloud and Threat Report - February 2020 Edition

Web Security with Cloud Performance and Scale

Web Security with Cloud Performance and Scale

Netskope Cloud Report-August 2019

Netskope Cloud Report - August 2019

Stroock Case Study

Stroock Case Study

Apria Case Study

Apria Case Study

Demo-Web Content Filtering

Demo - Web Content Filtering

Demo-Cloud XD for Web

Demo - Cloud XD for Web

Demo - Threat Protect for Web

Demo - Threat Protect for Web

Shift your web security to decrypt and decode apps and cloud services


of web traffic travels through cloud apps and services

Source: Netskope Threat Labs, 2021


of malware downloads are from cloud apps

Source: Netskope Cloud and Threat Report, 2021

Accelerate your security program with the SASE leader.