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7 Key Findings from the 2022 SaaS Security Survey Report

7 Key Findings from the 2022 SaaS Security Survey Report

May 19, 2022
The  2022 SaaS Security Survey Report,  in collaboration with CSA, examines the state of SaaS security as seen in the eyes of CISOs and security professionals in today's enterprises. The report gathers anonymous responses from 340 CSA members to examine not only the growing risks in SaaS security but also how different organizations are currently working to secure themselves. Demographics The majority (71%) of respondents were located in the Americas, another 17% from Asia, and 13% from EMEA. Of these participants 49% influence the decision-making process while 39% run the process itself. The survey examined organizations from a variety of industries, such as telecommunications (25%), finance (22%), and government (9%).  While there are many takeaways from the survey, these are our top seven.  1: SaaS Misconfigurations are Leading to Security Incidents Since 2019, SaaS misconfigurations have become a top concern for organizations, with at least 43% of organizations reporting
Worried About SaaS Misconfigurations? Check These 5 Settings Everybody Misses

Worried About SaaS Misconfigurations? Check These 5 Settings Everybody Misses

Nov 09, 2020
Enterprises depend on SaaS applications for countless functions, like collaboration, marketing, file sharing, and more. But problematically, they often lack the resources to configure those apps to prevent cyberattacks, data exfiltration, and other risks. Catastrophic and costly data breaches result from SaaS security configuration errors. The Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report found that errors are the second largest cause of data breaches, accounting for about one in three breaches. Of those, misconfigurations are by far the most common, often resulting in the exposure of databases or file system contents directly on a cloud service. Businesses tend to be as vulnerable as the weakest security settings they have enabled for their SaaS applications. To illustrate, Adaptive Shield's team has discovered SaaS setting errors that leave companies open to one-click corporate espionage, exposing their entire cloud, along with massive amounts of video conferencing data in t
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