Data Security

Secure and protect data at scale

The Data Security module delivers automated data security in the cloud native world. It provides teams with deep visibility and actionable insights to effortlessly secure and protect data.

Automatically discover and classify sensitive data at scale

Gain a clear view of your data to easily identify potential security risks.

  • Discover and classify sensitive information to easily identify data stores and entities, and quickly focus on securing critical data. 
  • Identify security risks by automatically detecting unencrypted buckets, dormant risky users, and siloed unused data entities to reduce your overall security risk posture. 
  • Attain comprehensive visibility directly into your data stores to uncover a holistic view of data use across your organization.

Secure your data from threats and ensure compliance with data protection regulations

Continuously monitor your data security controls to ensure compliance with strict data protection regulations.

  • Understand which users, roles, and applications are accessing your data and who has access to personally identifiable information. Seamlessly adopt a least privilege approach by detecting unused privileges and locking down access to your data stores. 
  • Unlock GenAI-based exfiltration attempt detection to stop attackers in their tracks.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance with the latest standards by easily viewing and mitigating compliance violations.

Unlock AI-powered guidance to address your most pressing security issues

Save time with tailored guidance and alerting to prioritize and mitigate risks fast

  • Utilize GenAI-based data exfiltration remediation guidance to quickly fix security issues before they affect your bottom line. 
  • Quickly prioritize and address security issues with alerting support, to get the right information to the right people at the right time. 
  • Uncover crucial insights into what happened and how to prevent the same security issue in the future with root cause analysis. 


Secure your data to unlock endless innovation

Learn why data security is now essential — and how the Data Security module can help you easily understand where your data is, whether your data is secure, and how to address your most pressing security risks.

Security Layer Network Layer Infrastructure Layer Application Layer User Layer Business Layer Top Layer

full-stack correlation:

Make every tech decision a business decision

Correlate full stack performance with key business metrics like conversions and quickly resolve issues before they impact the bottom line.

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Deliver a flawless user experience

Visualize the digital experience between your users and your business and ensure a seamless, hassle-free experience at every touch point.

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Spot every application issue, on the spot

Pinpoint root causes of application problems in real time, from 3rd party APIs down to code level issues, so your IT teams can quickly identify what’s most affecting your key business metrics.

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Optimize your infrastructure

Visualize every component of your infrastructure — from server, to database, to hybrid and cloud native environments — supporting optimal application performance.

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Drive results across any network, anywhere

See the external networks your apps rely on to gather insights and quickly resolve issues with any ISP, SaaS, DNS or third-party provider.

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Secure your apps from the inside out

Detect application code and security vulnerabilities in minutes — not months — with unified business, performance and security insights.

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Learn about securing your apps from within

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Offering New Flexibility for Securing Your Cloud Native Applications and Sensitive Data

With Cisco Secure Application on the Cisco Observability Platform, customers have more flexibility and choice when it comes to tackling their most difficult security challenges.

The shift to a security approach for the full application stack

How technologists can optimize security for modern application stacks

Get the data and cloud native security needed to protect digital users at scale

Now available: data security and cloud security capabilities on Cisco Secure Application as a standalone Cisco Observability Platform application

Protect Your Cloud Environments with Data Security Observability

Data Security expands business risk observability capabilities for cloud environments and delivers automated data discovery and classification in data stores like Snowflake and AWS S3.

Make app-first security a key part of your business observability platform