In the first half of 2019, there were 21 headline-grabbing incidents involving public cloud platforms. Unfortunately, consumers of IaaS and PaaS cloud services continue to struggle with getting the basics of security right. 

If there is one thing the Cloud service providers (CSPs) have done extremely well, it's innovate. Unfortunately, this torrent of new, innovative features, often released on a near daily basis, has led to exponentially more complexity. And while many IT and security organizations conceptually understand the shared responsibility model, our research shows there is a breakdown when putting this concept into practice. 

This report highlights key learnings from these incidents and presents original research from the cloud-focused division of the Unit 42 threat research team. The data showcased in this report is designed to empower your business with the required security knowledge, tools and best practices to fulfill your role in the shared responsibility model and protect your modern apps and workloads in the cloud against increasingly pervasive threats.