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Cloud data leaks compounded by lack of automation tools

February 25, 2020

Although misconfigurations due to user error or downright negligence are one of the top reported vulnerabilities in cloud environments, many enterprises are still using manual processes to manage their hybrid clouds, and a lack of access to appropriate automation and security integration tools is compounding the problem, according to a FireMon report.

FireMon’s second annual State of hybrid cloud security report revealed that a third of organisations said misconfigurations and human-introduced errors were the biggest threat to their hybrid cloud environments, but 73.5% of this group were still using manual processes to manage security (65.4% of all respondents).

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