• 36 percent of organizations have suffered a serious cloud breach in the last year

    6 days ago - By Beta News

    A new survey of 300 cloud professionals finds that 36 percent of organizations have suffered a serious cloud security data leak or a breach in the past 12 months. The study conducted by security and compliance automation firm Fugue and developer tools company Sonatype finds eight out of ten are worried that they're vulnerable to a major data breach related to cloud misconfiguration. In addition 64 percent say the problem will get worse, or remain unchanged over the next year. The main causes of cloud misconfiguration are seen as too many APIs and interfaces to govern , a lack...
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  • 97 percent don't recognize the security limitations of containers

    6 days ago - By Beta News

    A new study finds that only three percent of respondents recognize that a container, in and of itself, is not a security boundary, suggesting that the default security capabilities of containers are overestimated. The survey, from cloud security company Aqua Security of 150 cloud native security practitioners and executives from IT, Security and DevOps teams, across sectors and geographies, also shows that only 24 percent of respondents have plans in place to deploy the necessary building blocks for runtime security. "The results of the survey showcase a staggering knowledge gap that leads...
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