TechValidate Research on Cisco Cloudlock

Cisco Cloudlock Case Study

Chicago Public School System


This case study of Chicago Public School System is based on a December 2017 survey of Cisco Cloudlock customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The primary outcome we’ve gained has been the protection from oversharing of PII by our end users. In addition, the visibility into G Suite is tremendous in fully understanding the risks and determining how to correct/mitigate.”


The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Cisco Cloudlock:

  • Purchased Cloudlock to solve the following challenges:
    • More securely enable cloud app adoption
    • Protect sensitive organizational data
    • Better detect account compromise

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Cisco Cloudlock that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Purchased Cloudlock for the following reason:
    • Ease of deployment
    • Threat insight
  • For connected applications, Cloudlock helped them to:
    • Identify theĀ OAuth applications users that have self-enabled


The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Cisco Cloudlock:

  • Realized value from Cloudlock in < 1 day.
  • Achieved the following outcomes with Cloudlock:
    • Increased protection against data breaches
    • Improved visibility into cloud usage
  • States that Cloudlock’s role in their cloud app security is critical.

About This Data

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