Despite Publicity, Database Misconfigurations Grow Voluminous

Amidst a rash of database misconfiguration incidents, a report from the RedLock Cloud Security Intelligence (CSI) team has found that 53% of organizations using cloud storage services such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) have inadvertently exposed one or more such service to the public as of September. That’s up from 40% in the group’s May Cloud Infrastructure Security Trends report, and comes after high-profile events like the Verizon snafu and Amazon publishing a warning on this subject to all of its customers.

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