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GDPR will change how companies work with cloud providers

by Greg Otto • 5 months ago

We keep seeing errors in the ways companies are safeguarding personally identifiable data in the cloud. Those errors will have massive consequences under Europe's new General Data Protection Regulation.

Another cloud leak shows AWS can only do so much to protect data

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

Amazon Web Services has moved to help organizations easily safeguard their S3 buckets. What's it going to take to make organizations pay attention?

Florida-based credit firm left 111GB of sensitive customer data exposed on AWS server

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 8 months ago

UpGuard researcher Chris Vickery found another open S3 instance, with a Florida-based credit firm leaving extremely sensitive data on the public internet.

Pentagon left AWS databases publicly exposed

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 8 months ago

A database containing 1.8 billion scraped internet posts over a span of eight years was left publicly exposed, according to researchers from the cybersecurity firm UpGuard.

Viacom left master keys exposed on a public AWS server

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 10 months ago

"The potential nefarious acts made possible by this cloud leak could have resulted in grave reputational and business damages for Viacom, on a scale rarely seen."

200 million registered voters exposed due to open AWS repository

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

An RNC data repository in the form of a public cloud server was left exposed to the internet for 12 days, opening up personally identifiable information of nearly 200 million registered voters.

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