Identity Attack Watch: June 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. …

Semperis Directory Services Protector Wins 2021 Fortress Cyber Security Award

Semperis was named a winner in the 2021 Fortress Cyber Security Awards (Incident Response category) for Directory Services Protector (DSP). The Fortress Awards identify and reward the world’s leading companies and products that are working to keep data and electronic assets safe among a growing threat from hackers.  Semperis Directory Services Protector is the industry’s most …

Three Steps to Harden Your Active Directory in Light of Recent Attacks

In a recent webinar I co-hosted with Semperis (the folks behind the Purple Knight security assessment tool), we focused on a key common denominator across recent high-profile attacks—Active Directory. In the session “How Attackers Exploit Active Directory: Lessons Learned from High-Profile Breaches,” Sean Deuby and Ran Harel from Semperis joined me as we discussed four …