Exposed: Misconfigured Cloud Storage Leaves 1.5B Sensitive Files Up for Grabs From CBRonline, APRIL SLATTERY REPORTER 6TH APRIL 2018 "A colossal 12TB of data – including confidential intellectual property, penetration test results and other sensitive files in the cloud – can be pulled from exposed Amazon S3 buckets, rsync, SMB, FTP servers, misconfigured websites, and NAS drives, according to new research. The “Too Much Information” report published by Digital Shadows on Thursday, found that 1.5 billion files [...]
Amazon Web Services Cloud Business Showing No Signs of Slowing Down From eWeek, By: eWEEK Staff | May 02, 2018 "Today’s topics include Amazon Web Services’ cloud business continuing to grow, and Google rolling out a Kubernetes cloud service catalog and cloud service broker. Amazon Web Services on April 26 reported first-quarter 2018 revenue of $5.4 billion, an impressive 49 percent year-over-year revenue growth in the public cloud. For comparison, when Amazon began to break out AWS revenue [...]
“If I ask a company if they manage and secure their computer systems they say yes. But when I ask about securing their data assets they say, ‘What are you talking about?’ It’s important to protect your computer systems, but if you don’t know what your data assets are and you’re putting them on systems you have no control of, you’re going to be in trouble,” he said.