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April 06, 2018
Researchers found misconfigured cloud storage across multiple platforms left huge amounts of data exposed, including medical information and payroll data.
February 01, 2018
A new study on cloud data security provides insights into the shaken confidence in the cloud. Despite its increased use, payment and customer data still appears to be at risk.
July 19, 2017
Following a number of data leaks related to improper AWS S3 bucket policies, Amazon has begun sending warning emails to users with public permissions.
June 29, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss how the Republican National Committee's voter database was accidentally exposed in an Amazon S3 bucket.
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The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is a nonprofit organization that promotes research into best practices for securing cloud computing and the use of cloud technologies to secure other forms of computing. Continue Reading
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A verification flaw in the synchronization service of iCloud Keychain enables attackers to intercept the data it transfers. Expert Frank Siemons explains what to do about it. Continue Reading
Several recent data exposures have involved misconfigured Amazon S3 buckets. Dave Shackleford discusses the importance of proper cloud access control and how to implement it. Continue Reading
A secure data transport of information stored in the cloud can be challenging. Expert Frank Siemons explains the options available to companies for securing physical data movement. Continue Reading