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Top cloud infrastructure risks faced by real-world organizations

February 23, 2021

There’s an increased adoption of managed infrastructure services and the emergence of new cloud watering hole attacks, Accurics reveals.

Of all violations identified, 23 percent correspond to poorly configured managed service offerings – largely the result of default security profiles or configurations that offer excessive permissions.

Cloud environments most vulnerable to watering hole attack

As demonstrated by a recent high-profile hack, attackers increasingly strive to leverage weaknesses that enable them to deliver malware to end users, gain unauthorized access to production environments or their data, or completely compromise a target environment.

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