The Harsh Realities of Cloud Security: Misconfigurations, Lack of Oversight and Little Visibility

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Some businesses have relied on the cloud for years, while others have recently migrated to the cloud because of the pandemic. Regardless of their experience, most respondents from CRA Business Intelligence’s September 2022 Cloud Security Survey recognize that despite the appeal of cloud, there are many security risks and vulnerabilities. And keeping on top of it all has proven to be a big challenge.

These infosec professionals cite misconfigurations, lack of oversight, and little visibility across the organization among their chief concerns about public cloud deployments. Some fear that their high-profile, public cloud platforms are easy targets for malicious actors, who use automated tools to scan for cloud misconfigurations and easily gain access to their organization’s cloud-based assets.

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  • What security professionals are doing to overcome cloud security challenges
  • Which tools are proving most important in that effort
  • Where cloud security investments are planned for the coming years