China’s Shanghai University Which Exposed Over 8TB In Email Meta Data

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Jun 11, 2019 10:30 am PST

Another story has run today about an unsecured cloud database. This time it was China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University, which exposed over 8TB in email meta data.  

Expert Comments: 

Steve Armstrong, Regional Director EMEA at Bitglass:  

“The number one responsibility of all organisations should be to defend their data. When migrating to the cloud, enterprises can easily make themselves susceptible to a number of security threats that, if not properly addressed, can expose data on a massive scale. Visibility and control are critical for securing sensitive information in the cloud. Fortunately, cloud access security brokers (CASBs) allow organizations to enforce real-time access control, encrypt sensitive data at rest in the cloud, control the sharing of data with external parties, prevent the leakage of personal information, and more. Shifting to a proactive approach to security will demonstrate that the protection of customer data is being taken seriously.  In addition, it could save company’s brand reputation.” 


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