Common Attack Vectors and TTPs

As organizations increasingly rely on cloud infrastructures, security teams and incident responders find themselves confronting some unique vulnerabilities and attack patterns in the cloud. Attackers capitalize on these vulnerabilities and employ Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) that are sometimes tailored specifically to cloud environments.

This chapter dives deep into these common attack vectors in the cloud, offering insights to empower and refine our response strategies in the face of ever-evolving threats. Misconfigured virtual machine instances and storage buckets, unprotected API endpoints, and inadequate authentication protocols are just a few of the vulnerabilities that threat actors target. ...

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