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3 Key Takeaways from the First-Ever AWS Community Day

Last week, the first AWS Community Day was held in San Francisco. Unlike most conferences that are sponsored by vendors, this free event was organized by AWS community leaders and heroes...

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Amy Heng

06.20.17 23:20 PM

99% of American Voters' Records Exposed Due to a Common Misconfiguration

During the 2016 election, the Republican National Committee (RNC) hired Deep Root Analytics (DRA) to analyze political voting behaviors of Americans. DRA is storing 25 terabytes of sensitive voter...

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Varun Badhwar

06.20.17 0:26 AM

Cybersecurity GG Genotype: Lessons from the OneLogin Breach

Research has shown that people with the GG genotype are able to quickly learn from their mistakes. We are starting the “Cybersecurity GG Genotype” blog series where we will analyze breaches and...

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Gaurav Kumar

06.08.17 14:05 PM

Cloud Security Trends and Preventing Cyberheists

During one of my favorite scenes in Ocean’s Eleven, Saul Bloom asked Danny Ocean, "You expect us to just walk out the casino with millions of dollars on us?” Who responded with a simple, “Yeah.”...

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Gaurav Kumar

05.24.17 23:07 PM

Publicly Shared Amazon RDS and EBS Snapshots Expose Confidential Information

The RedLock security research team discovered a common misconfiguration in Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) and Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) where snapshots have inadvertently been...

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RedLock CSI Team

05.24.17 22:40 PM

Amazon Simple Storage Service Buckets Should Not Allow "Authenticated Users Group"

Researchers (most notably Chris Vickery) have discovered that a common misconfiguration in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) may expose sensitive enterprise data to unauthorized access....

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RedLock CSI Team

05.24.17 22:21 PM

42 and RedLock

What is the answer to life? 42

What is the answer to cloud security?

In September 2015, my co-founder, Varun, and I met at a cafe in San Francisco to answer this very question. We have worked...

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Gaurav Kumar

05.24.17 22:18 PM