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What Is a SaaS?

What Is a SaaS?

 By Charles Joseph | Cybersecurity Researcher
 Published on November 26th, 2022
This post was updated on November 25th, 2023

SaaS is a software-as-a-service delivery model. It is software offered by the provider on the web. Customers can access and use the software, typically through a web browser, while the provider manages the infrastructure and security.

Key Points

  • A SaaS is a type of subscription software that allows users to access and use the software from a remote location.
  • A SaaS applications are typically delivered over the internet and accessed through a web browser.
  • A SaaS can be used to provide access to software for individuals or businesses of all sizes.
  • Some popular examples of SaaS applications include Google Apps, Salesforce, and Adobe Creative Cloud.
"Amateurs hack systems, professionals hack people."
-- Bruce Schneier, a renown computer security professional
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