VP of Technology Cloud Security Practice
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VP of Technology Cloud Security Practice

Articles and Comments By Chris DeRamus

Expert Commentary
Unprotected S3 Buckets Results In Over 80,000 ID Cards And Fingerprint Scans
November 20 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
There is a rapid adoption of cloud underway as organizations work to innovate and deliver better pro...
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Expert Commentary: Unsecured Microsoft Bing Server Exposed Users' Search Queries And Location
September 24 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
When a breach like this occurs, an unsecured server is almost always the reason - especially an Elas...
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Thousands Of Razer Customers Order And Shipping Details Exposed On The Web Without Password
September 11 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
Leaving a database publicly accessible, unprotected without even a password, is a preventable yet co...
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Expert Commentary: Travel Site Exposed 37 Million Records Before Meow Attack
August 25 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
The MeowBot is a recent phenomenon that some theorize is the work of a vigilante trying to teach a ...
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Experts Commentary: 235 Million Instagram, TikTok And YouTube User Profiles Exposed In Massive Data Leak
August 20 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube are three of the most popular social media sites servicing around 3.8...
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Expert Commentary: Ledger Suffered Data Breach, Names, Phone Numbers, Postal Addresses Leaked
July 31 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
Cryptocurrency is an incredibly sensitive industry when it comes to data breaches. Although Ledger h...
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Experts On MGM Hotel Breach
July 15 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
It’s not surprising the MGM Resorts data breach is more extensive than originally thought. Hotels...
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Fitness Brand Leaks PII of 90K Fitness Trainers and Customers - Expert Commentary
July 03 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
Leaving a database publicly accessible without any security barriers in place is one of the most com...
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Aspire News' Data Breach - Security Expert Reaction
June 26 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
First and foremost, we must recognize the gravity of this particular security incident. In most data...
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Home Chef Data Breach: Experts Commentary
May 22 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
It’s more essential than ever for companies like Home Chef, a meal kit and delivery service, to en...
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Mercedes-Benz "smart car" source code leaked - expert commentary
May 19 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
Misconfigured security settings is the top culprit behind many major data leaks and breaches. In fac...
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MobiFriends Data Breach: Expert Commentary
May 12 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
Within the last year, we’ve seen a number of dating apps and sites suffer from major security inci...
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Over 3.6M Users Impacted In Dating App Breach - Expert Commentary
May 11 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
Within the last year, we’ve seen a number of dating apps and sites suffer from major security inci...
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Experts Commentary On GoDaddy Informs Customers Of Data Breach From October
May 06 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
Unauthorized access is a popular culprit behind many data breaches, and this isn’t GoDaddy’s fir...
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Clearview AI Leaves Internal Data Exposed Including 70,000 Videos Of Residential Building - Expert Insight
April 26 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
Clearview AI has gained a lot of attention not only from critics who are concerned about the privacy...
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160K Nintendo Accounts Breached - Expert Commentary
April 26 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
Out of the 55 billion credential stuffing campaigns Akamai observed, the gaming industry comprised a...
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PAAY Database Exposure - Expert Commentary
April 23 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
According to Paay’s CEO, they spun up and subsequently misconfigured an instance leaving their dat...
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Cybersecurity Expert Tackles The Zoom FBI Warning And What The Real Risks Are For Consumers
April 06 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
Amid the global pandemic, companies and individuals alike have been hastily adjusting to remote oper...
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Industry Leaders And Cybersecurity Experts Insight On Marriott International Data Breach
April 02 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
Hotels collect personally identifiable information (PII) and other highly sensitive data on their gu...
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Experts Insight On Netanyahu’s Party Exposes Personal Data Of Over 6 Million Israelis On App
February 11 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
Governments around the world collect highly sensitive information on citizens and are thus prime tar...
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Microsoft Exposes 250M Customer Support Records On Leaky Servers - Experts Comments
January 23 , 2020 by Chris DeRamus
Misconfiguring a cloud server can have massive consequences, especially when the server contains hun...
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267M Facebook User IDs, Phone Numbers And Names Exposed Online - Expert Commentary
December 20 , 2019 by Chris DeRamus
This is not the first time that Facebook has suffered a breach; in fact, it exposed 540 million user...
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Multiple Security Experts Comment On 172M Zynga Logins Leaked
December 20 , 2019 by Chris DeRamus
Zynga’s response to its breach demonstrates how some organizations tend to view proper security as...
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Leaky Honda Database Exposes 976M Records - Expert Commentary
December 19 , 2019 by Chris DeRamus
Unfortunately, this isn’t the first time Honda left a database exposed without any protection. Ear...
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Major Data Leak Includes PII Of Employees From U.S.'s Top Aerospace And Defense Contractor - Commentary From Cloud Security Expert
December 19 , 2019 by Chris DeRamus
Leaving a database publicly accessible, unprotected without even a password, is a preventable yet co...
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Experts Reaction On UK Job App Exposes Thousands Of CVs Online
October 21 , 2019 by Chris DeRamus
AWS is the biggest public cloud service in the world, and companies around the world are flocking to...
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DoorDash Data Breach Impacts 4.9M Users - Experts Comments
September 27 , 2019 by Chris DeRamus
Since its founding in 2013, DoorDash has quickly become the biggest on-demand food delivery app in t...
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Expert Comment: Heyyo Dating App Leaked Users' Personal Data, Photos etc.
September 26 , 2019 by Chris DeRamus
Like countless other organizations, Heyyo has left an Elasticsearch server unprotected, without a pa...
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Experts Comments: Personal Records Of Most Of Ecuador's Population Leaked
September 17 , 2019 by Chris DeRamus
The misconfiguration of an Elasticsearch server left 20.8 million user records exposed – more than...
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Instagram Confirmed Security Vulnerability - Commentary
September 13 , 2019 by Chris DeRamus
As Instagram is the third most popular social media network with more than one billion active users...
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Glynk Android App Leak
September 05 , 2019 by Chris DeRamus
Glynk joins the growing list of organizations in 2019 that have left Elasticsearch servers unprotect...
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Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories Alerts 114,000 Customers Of Data Breach
August 29 , 2019 by Chris DeRamus
Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories joins a growing list of healthcare providers to be affected by the...
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700k Customer Records Leaked Choice Hotels Data Breach
August 16 , 2019 by Chris DeRamus
Consumer privacy (or the lack thereof) is a huge societal concern and is manifesting itself through...