Weak point in Cloud Storage . . lack of encryption

Think about how you handle your key databases & stand-alone data on Dropbox or any similar Public Cloud.

  • “Researchers found of the 82% of databases left unencrypted in the public cloud”
  • “31% were accepting inbound connection requests from the internet”
  • “More than half (51%) of network traffic in the public cloud is still on the default web port (port 80) for receiving unencrypted traffic”
  • “Nearly all (93%) public cloud resources have no outbound firewall rule

Wow – – I know our club members know better . . . but what about the 3 points that are controlled at Server-Side???   DMZ config???

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