One bad human identity. One poorly configured firewall. One machine identity with excessive high-risk permissions. Three commands.
That’s all it took to expose the personal data of millions of customers of a major US-based bank in a widely reported 2019 security breach. The breach, which led to fines of over $80 million to the institution, resulted from a hacker that took advantage of an over-permissioned AWS role, which in this case included the ability to discover and exfiltrate personal identifying information.
The right CIEM solution can offer enterprises a practical, scalable, cloud-native alternative to existing IAM products and manual methods that don’t work in the cloud by empowering organizations to continuously enforce the principle of least privilege principle at cloud scale.
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