46% of all on-prem databases are vulnerable to attack, breaches expected to grow

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46% of all on-prem databases globally are vulnerable to attack, according to a research by Imperva. A five-year longitudinal study comprising nearly 27,000 scanned databases discovered that the average database contains 26 existing vulnerabilities. 56% of the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) found were ranked as ‘High’ or ‘Critical’ severity, aligned with guidelines from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This indicates that many organizations are not prioritizing the security of their data … More

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