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Next Gen Secure Web Gateway

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.

85% of your traffic
is in the cloud

Shouldn’t your security be, too?


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

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: August 2020 Edition

Remote Work @ Risk


The August 2020 Edition of the Cloud and Threat Report spotlights how the abrupt shift to remote work led to a massive change in user behavior. These user behaviors include the adoption of new cloud applications, and the increasingly blurry lines between work and personal life. With these changes in mind, key findings identified risk scenarios, such as the growing personal use of managed devices and the use of questionable applications that places enterprise data at risk.


Get the Netskope Cloud and Threat Report so you can effectively protect your business and get your security program up to speed.

Netskope Threat Labs Report

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?

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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 and advanced threats with advanced defense capabilities from cloud app instance awareness to pre-execution script and macro analysis and machine learning anomaly detection.

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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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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

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


Web traffic is cloud services

Source: Netskope Threat Research Labs, 2019


Threats are cloud enabled

Source: Netskope Cloud and Threat Report, 2020

Reimagine your perimeter.