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Beyond the Technical Glitch: Understanding the Cost of Misconfigurations

System outages have led to several notable disruptions over the past decade.

A striking example occurred in 2021 when Facebook experienced a worldwide outage impacting around 2.9 billion users. Similarly, in 2017, Amazon Web Services suffered a significant service disruption affecting a vast number of websites and online platforms. Both examples were due to misconfiguration errors; however, these are not the only ones that could be cited - even for these two repeat offenders.


Proactively Analyzing Enterprise Configurations for Risk

Why is This Even Important?

In the ever-evolving landscape of the digital enterprise understanding your configuration state is paramount. According to Gartner, by 2025, 99% of cloud breaches will be the result of a misconfiguration or end-user mistake. Therefore, configuration-based risk analytics is not just a choice; it's a necessity for the modern enterprise seeking to ensure security, compliance, stability, and a smooth customer experience.


20 Plus Years of Chronic Configuration and Change Challenges

Looking back over the years, many big names in various industries have not only experienced painful outages but have also had to struggle to reaffirm confidence in their services and reputation. A few things evidenced by this blog:


Close Encounters of the Unauthorized Change Kind

Greetings, fellow IT Investigators!  Prepare to embark on a journey that merges cutting-edge AI technology with the mysteries of unauthorized change and misconfiguration investigations. 

Welcome to the last episode in the saga of Unauthorized Changes, where the unknown meets advanced AI-tech, and our mission, much like all space exploration, is to uncover the truth.


The X-Files of IT: Real-life Unauthorized Change Sightings

Welcome to the third blog in our series on unauthorized changes and misconfigurations. These unapproved and often unseen changes in the IT infrastructure pop up unexpectedly, like UFO sightings, causing bewildering disruptions. 


The Truth is Out There - Debunking Myths About Unauthorized Changes

Welcome to another episode (2) of the “IT galactic” saga of Unauthorized Change Objects (UCOs). Today, we'll be setting out on a mission to debunk the myths surrounding these elusive entities - a mission that’s sometimes trickier than explaining a UFO sighting to the United States Congress.


The Alien Invasion on IT: How Unauthorized Changes Could be Sabotaging your Business

Buckle up your seatbelts, as we embark on a thrilling voyage in this first blog of a series into the most mysterious and uncharted realms of IT - the uncanny world of Unauthorized Change Objects (UCOs)! Yes, these are the silent invaders that can make your IT infrastructure feel like an episode of 'The X-Files', complete with alien invaders (UCOs) wreaking havoc left, right, and center.


Staying Compliant in the Cloud Just Got Easier with Configuration Risk Intelligence

For highly regulated industries like financial services, healthcare, and government, adopting the cloud can seem scary. How do you stay compliant in the cloud and achieve complete configuration visibility and control? The secret lies in harnessing the power of configuration intelligence.


3 Shocking Cloud Security Truths That Could Cost Your Business Millions

Embracing the cloud? Let's ensure it's a smooth sail, not a stormy ride. Here are 3 eye-opening cloud security facts every CISO and his staff need to know:


The Unseen Culprit Behind IT Outages: Configuration Drift

In today's fast-paced and interconnected digital landscape, IT outages can have catastrophic implications for large enterprises. Whether it's a halt in operations, a damaged reputation, or a dent in the bottom line, the ramifications are vast and often hard to quantify.