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Cloud Security Alliance survey lists cause of Capital One breach amid top security threats

By Rick Weber / August 6, 2019

The Cloud Security Alliance in a new survey ranks misconfigurations -- which was at the center of the highly publicized data breach at financial giant Capital One -- among the top security threats facing cloud service providers and users.

“Misconfiguration of cloud resources is a leading cause of data breaches and could allow deletion or modification of resources and service interruption,” according to the group's report issued today.

“An absence of effective change control is a common cause of...

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