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Recent high-profile cloud-based data breaches highlight the need to build awareness of how modern cloud exploits happen.

Frederick, MD, June 18, 2020 Fugue, the company putting engineers in command of cloud security, today announced the Cloud Security Masterclass program to build awareness of advanced cloud misconfiguration risks and how malicious actors exploit them. The free live video series premiered with a deep dive session into the complex layers of Amazon S3 security, a popular object storage service provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) that has been at the center of a number of recent high profile data breaches. 


The number one cause of cloud data breaches is infrastructure misconfiguration, whether due to human error or a lack of effective controls. Since engineers build and operate their cloud infrastructure, Fugue’s Cloud Security Masterclass program is designed to help cloud engineers better understand cloud misconfiguration, why it occurs, and how malicious actors exploit it. They’ll learn how to think more critically about the security of their unique use cases so they can identify and eliminate cloud misconfiguration vulnerabilities.


“We analyze the cloud misconfiguration breaches that are making headlines, and we’re seeing a trend toward highly sophisticated attacks that leverage multiple cloud misconfigurations, rather than the simple misconfiguration mistakes in years past,” said Josh Stella, co-founder and CTO of Fugue, and host of the Cloud Security Masterclass series. “Even the most advanced cloud customers operating in highly regulated industries are falling victim to cloud misconfiguration breaches, which highlights the need to increase awareness and understanding of the problem among the engineers building and maintaining cloud infrastructure.”


Each Cloud Security Masterclass is conducted live via video and features interactive chat and Q&A with attendees throughout the session. Sessions focus on deep technical explorations into the security of specific cloud resources and the complex interplay with other resources in a cloud environment. Sessions will walk through the ways cloud teams can build a false sense of security, and dangerous cloud misconfigurations that are not flagged as violations by industry compliance standards such as SOC 2, HIPAA, PCI, and NIST 800-53. 


Scheduled and On-Demand Cloud Security Masterclass Sessions



The Cloud Security Masterclass program is free of charge and geared toward cloud engineers and application developers that design, build, and modify their own cloud infrastructure. Others who can benefit from these sessions include cloud and IT management, DevOps and DevSecOps engineers, cloud architects, cloud security engineers, and cloud compliance analysts. 


About Fugue

Fugue puts engineers in command of enterprise cloud security with tools to prove compliance, build security into cloud development, and stay safe by eliminating cloud misconfiguration. Fugue provides one-click reporting for CIS Foundations Benchmarks, GDPR, HIPAA, ISO 27001, NIST 800-53, PCI, and SOC 2. Customers such as AT&T, SAP NS2, and A+E Networks trust Fugue to protect their cloud environments. Fugue’s investors include New Enterprise Associates, Future Fund, and In-Q-Tel (IQT). Fugue is an AWS Advanced Technology Partner and has twice been named a CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award winner and a Gartner Cool Vendor in Cloud Computing. Fugue offers Enterprise and Team plans under a 30-day free trial, and the free Fugue Developer plan for individual engineers. To learn more, visit

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Free Cloud Security for Engineers

  • Visualize your cloud infrastructure
  • Run policy checks and get feedback
  • Detect change and eliminate misconfiguration