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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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