Identity Attack Watch: April 2021

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Cyberattacks targeting Active Directory (AD) are on the upswing, putting pressure on AD, identity, and security teams to monitor the constantly shifting AD-focused threat landscape. To help IT pros better understand and guard against attacks involving AD, the Semperis Research Team offers this monthly roundup of recent cyberattacks that used AD to introduce or propagate malware. In this April roundup, the Semperis Research Team highlights identity-related cyberattacks, including ransomware attacks on UK-based education charity Harris Federation and …

How to Defend Against Active Directory Attacks That Leave No Trace

Attacks That Evade Logging

Cybercriminals are using new tactics and techniques to gain access to Active Directory in novel ways, making their attacks even more dangerous—and more necessary to detect.  One of the most important parts of any cybersecurity strategy is detection. Having an ability to spot the bad guy entering, moving about, or worse—administering—your network is key to a swift response. …