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Evolving Risks, Insecure Defaults, Watering Hole Threats: New Research From Accurics Uncovers Developing Sources of Cloud Risk

As demonstrated by a recent high-profile hack, attackers increasingly strive to leverage weaknesses that enable them to deliver malware to end users, gain unauthorized access to production environments or their data, or completely compromise a target environment. This strategy is known as a watering hole attack, and Accurics researchers have seen them emerge in cloud …

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New report reveals evolving risks and insecure defaults in the cloud

Accurics unveiled its latest research, “Accurics Cloud Cyber Resilience Report,” which highlights security risks identified in cloud native environments. The findings reveal an increased adoption of managed infrastructure services and the emergence of new cloud watering hole attacks. Of all violations identified, 23% correspond to poorly configured managed service offerings – largely the result of …

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Evolving Risks, Insecure Defaults, Watering Hole Threats: New Research from Accurics Uncovers Developing Sources of Cloud Risk

As demonstrated by a recent high-profile hack, attackers increasingly strive to leverage weaknesses that enable them to deliver malware to end users, gain unauthorized access to production environments or their data, or completely compromise a target environment. This strategy is known as a watering hole attack, and Accurics researchers have seen them emerge in cloud …

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Evolving Risks, Insecure Defaults, Watering Hole Threats: New Research from Accurics Uncovers Developing Sources of Cloud Risk

As demonstrated by a recent high-profile hack, attackers increasingly strive to leverage weaknesses that enable them to deliver malware to end users, gain unauthorized access to production environments or their data, or completely compromise a target environment. This strategy is known as a watering hole attack, and Accurics researchers have seen them emerge in cloud …

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Cloud developers still tripped up by misconfigurations, says vendor report

Cloud services offer several security advantages for organizations. Yet, despite years of warnings, cloud app developers are still making the same mistakes and opening organizations to serious risks, according to a vendor report. The report, released Monday by Accurics*, says development teams are still tripping over well-known misconfigurations such as insecure storage buckets, hardcoded passwords …

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Cloud misconfigurations take an average 25 days to fix

On average it takes 25 days for companies to fix cloud infrastructure misconfigurations, according to a new report from cyber resilience specialist Accurics. The research highlights security risks identified in cloud native environments. It shows that even organizations that establish a secure baseline when infrastructure is provisioned will experience ‘drift’ over time, when configuration changes …

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New cloud security analysis finds default configurations and identity management are the biggest concerns

Accurics analyzed cloud-native configurations over the last seven months to identify ongoing and new threats. A new analysis of security risks in cloud deployments found that companies are facing an increased risk of more advanced attacks and struggling to control managed infrastructure options. The Cloud Cyber Resilience Report from Accurics describes how insecure defaults and …

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Evolving Risks, Insecure Defaults, Watering Hole Threats: New Research from Accurics Uncovers Developing Sources of Cloud Risk

Pleasanton, CA, February 22, 2021 – Accurics, the cloud cyber resilience specialist, today unveiled its latest research, “Accurics Cloud Cyber Resilience Report,” which highlights security risks identified in cloud native environments. The findings reveal an increased adoption of managed infrastructure services and the emergence of new cloud watering hole attacks. Of all violations identified, 23 …

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The Future of Cybersecurity in 2021 and Beyond

Worldwide, cybercrime cost businesses, government agencies, and consumers in general more than $1 trillion in 2020, according to the data analyzed by researchers at Atlas VPN. That is around one percent of the global GDP. While $945 billion was lost to cyber incidents, $145 billion was spent on cybersecurity. Those costs increased by more than …

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4 Cloud Trends to Watch in 2021

Cloud migrations are often messy. Toss in a pandemic and a quick shift to remote work, and 2021 becomes the year of clean up. “Looking towards 2021, there will be a significant uptick in cloud infrastructure deployments and spending to allow new remote workers to function efficiently outside the traditional office environment,” said Andrew Doherty, …

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