The Turning Point for Cloud Trust

Jo Wright says the Capital One data breach could make cloud adoption just that much more fraught.


When I first read news reports about the massive data breach that hit Capital One back in July, my first thought was, “Oh well, another day, another leak of millions of consumers’ sensitive personal data.” It’s unfortunate, but when it comes to cybersecurity, it’s easy to become desensitized in the face of such a daunting challenge.

The breach, one of the largest ever discovered, was allegedly perpetrated by a former Amazon employee named Paige Thompson, who might have exploited something

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