Identity Attack Watch: May 2021

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Cyberattacks targeting Active Directory 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. …

The Practical ROI of a Quick Active Directory Recovery

Active Directory Security Vulnerabilities

While every IT manager or administrator knows that a solid Active Directory recovery plan is an essential component of any business continuity strategy, calculating the practical return on investment (ROI) of an optimized AD recovery plan is notoriously tricky. Too many variables are at play to generate a defensible, exact calculation. And to set expectations …

Semperis Sweeps Three Categories at the 2021 Global InfoSec Awards

Validating our continued growth and momentum, we are thrilled to share that Semperis has been named a winner in the 2021 Global InfoSec Awards from Cyber Defense Magazine across three categories. Semperis was recognized as a cutting-edge organization for AD Forest Recovery (ADFR), our Ransomware Recovery solution; Directory Services Protector (DSP), our Identity & Access …

How to Defend Against Ransomware-as-a-Service Groups That Attack Active Directory

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Concern about the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack by DarkSide has expanded beyond the cybersecurity industry and into the consciousness of the everyday consumer—an indicator of the extensive implications the attack has on the global economy. In response, the Biden administration issued an executive order and held a press conference, and the hacker community moved to …