Cloud Adoption and Risk Report 2019

Cloud Adoption and Risk Report 2019

Free

Company Name : McAfee

When using software-as-a-service (SaaS) we are responsible for the security of our data, and need to ensure it is accessed appropriately. When using infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) or platform-as-a-service (PaaS), we are additionally responsible for the security of our workloads, and need to ensure the underlying application and infrastructure components are not misconfigured.

Description

Key Findings

  • 21% of all files in the cloud contain sensitive data, up 17% over the past two years.
  • The amount of files with sensitive data shared in the cloud has increased 53% YoY.
  • Sharing sensitive data with an open, publicly accessible link has increased by 23% over the past two years.
  • 94% of IaaS/PaaS use is in AWS, but 78% of organizations using IaaS/PaaS use both AWS and Azure.
  • Enterprise organizations have an average of 14 misconfigured IaaS/PaaS instances running at one time, resulting in an average of 2,269 individual misconfiguration incidents per month.
  • 5.5% of AWS S3 buckets have world read permissions, making them open to the public.
  • The average organization generates over 3.2 billion events per month in the cloud, of which 3,217 are anomalous, and 31.3 are actual threat events.
  • Threat events in the cloud, i.e. compromised account, privileged user, or insider threat have increased 27.7% YoY.
  • 80% of all organizations experience at least 1 compromised account threat per month.
  • 92% of all organizations have stolen cloud credentials for sale on the Dark Web.
  • Threats in Office 365 have grown by 63% in the last two years.
  • The average organization uses 1,935 unique cloud services, an increase of 15% from last year. Most organizations think they use about 30.

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