Cloud Infrastructure Misconfiguration  Report

We surveyed IT, Cloud, Security and Compliance professionals from more than 300 organizations across a broad number of industries about their cloud operations and how they view and manage misconfiguration risk. As more organizations embrace the cloud, they are quickly realizing that managing security and compliance in the cloud is a big challenge. Part of that challenge lies in the being able to identify and remediate misconfiguration.

In this report, we delve deeper into cloud misconfiguration: the causes, how teams address them, what percentages are deemed to be critical, and the ways automated remediation can help.

  • 92% are concerned about a major security incident due to misconfiguration
  • 65% say misconfigurations is due to human error
  • Only 28% are continuously monitoring for misconfiguration
  • 26% spend 50-100 man hours weekly on misconfiguration
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I’m seeing a lot of cloud configuration errors in the real world —and it’s scaring the hell out of me.

David Linthicum Chief Cloud Strategy Officer, Deloitte Consulting