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October 11, 2017 | Cloud Application and Data Controls
On September 17, 2017, cybersecurity firm UpGuard privately alerted Accenture to the fact that some of its sensitive information (including client-specific information, passwords and credentials, and encryption keys) was stored on a publicly accessible, unsecured Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) storage unit -- called a “bucket.” The data could be downloaded by anyone who knew the web address -- no password was required.
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