80% of Organizations Suffered a Cloud Data Breach in the Past 18 Months

A new research has revealed that 80% of organizations suffered at least one cloud data breach in the past 18 months, while 43% of companies reported 10 or more cloud data breaches. Ermetic’s research disclosed that nearly 80% of respondents are unable to identify excessive access to sensitive data in IaaS/PaaS environments, while the top three security concerns associated with cloud production environments include: Security misconfiguration (67%) Lack of adequate visibility into access settings and activities (64%) Identity and access management (IAM) permission errors (61%) According to the research, most of the cloud data breaches occur due excessive permissions to access cloud data.

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