The Huge Security Threat of Misconfigured Cloud and How to Fix It

Earlier this month, Patient Home Monitoring Corp. exposed more than 150,000 patient records as a result of a misconfiguration in its Amazon S3 cloud storage repository. In July, personal data of 198 million US voters was exposed, also because of an S3 misconfiguration, this time by the data company Deep Root Analytics. Also in July, a news report came out saying Verizon’s Israeli partner Nice Systems had exposed 14 million Verizon customers’ data, again because of an S3 misconfiguration.

And the problem is growing worse.

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