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IaaS cloud vulnerabilities expected to increase 50% over 2018 figures

October 28, 2019

Although the total number of IaaS cloud vulnerabilities is still small and the technology relatively young, volumes are increasing year-over-year at a steady rate, an expected to hit 50-percent growth by the end of 2019, Skybox reveals.

Key findings of the report include:

  • Vulnerabilities affecting cloud IaaS solutions likely to increase 50% over 2018 figures
  • Cloud container vulnerabilities have increased by 82% thus far in 2019
  • Third-party cloud plugins and apps further expanding the attack surface
  • Misconfigurations the greatest risk to cloud security

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