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Report finds old misconfiguration woes continue to hammer corporate clouds

May 12, 2021

SC Media

Misconfigured buckets and leaky APIs continue to be the biggest and most impactful cloud security holes for businesses.

New research from security vendor Aqua Security, which draws on the past year of internal customer data, finds that businesses continue to suffer fallout from their poorly configured cloud assets in the form of data breaches. That jives with previous research: cloud misconfiguration errors compose close to half of all “miscellaneous error”-related breaches tracked in Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach and Incident Response report, while the percentage of misconfigured assets discovered continues to rise each year.