The Wall Street Journal reports cybersecurity researchers have found most cloud data breaches occur due to a lack of proper data protection and security measures. IT service management company Gartner estimates up to 95% of cloud breaches stem from human errors. The recent Capital One data breach is an example, with a flawed firewall implementation opening access for the hacker. “I still report on average one or two misconfigured [Amazon] S3 buckets per month and the data there is not encrypted. I haven’t seen any encrypted data within an S3 bucket for a long time,” said Bob Diachenko, cyberthreat intelligence director of consulting firm Security Discovery. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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