There are multiple types of cloud security solutions to help organization reduce risk and improve security. Among them are:
Cloud Workload Protection Platforms.
Cloud workload protection technologies work with both cloud infrastructure as well as virtual machines, providing monitoring and threat prevention features.
Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB).
Another category of cloud security solutions is often identified as Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) platforms, which monitor activity and enforces security polices from an access perspective.
There are also a broad range of security tools and technologies that are delivered from the cloud, in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model to help protect both cloud as well as on-premises