A Comparison of SaaS Data Security and Open S3 Buckets

Security research has shown how misconfiguration of AWS S3 can inadvertently lead to data being stolen and exploited by bad actors. S3 draws its strength from the sheer speed, fluidity, and volume with which it handles data. The same can be said of the SaaS applications that support key enterprise business functions today. And just as with S3 buckets, misconfigurations here can give bad actors ready access to the data in these applications.

The SaaS Security Primer whitepaper details:

  • The sensitivity of data in SaaS applications
  • Security risks in Amazon S3
  • The SaaS landscape
  • Security risks in SaaS apps compared to S3
  • Solutions for securing your data in SaaS
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