How to Defend Against Password Spray Attacks

Your Active Directory isn't safe against the dramatic rise in password spray attacks.
Learn what you need to do now, before your organization becomes the next victim.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Webinar Overview

“Malicious cyber actors are increasingly using a style of brute force attack known as password spraying.” That’s the warning from intelligence officials. What’s been your response?   Until recently, it’s been difficult to protect Active Directory against this new type of attack, which turns the usual brute force method on its head. Come to this webinar for valuable insight into the evolving threat and the steps you can take to protect your organization.

What You'll Learn

    • How hackers exploit common passwords while remaining below the radar
    • The latest password recommendations from NIST and Microsoft – you might be surprised!
    • Why banned password lists (BPLs) should be part of your security defenses
    • What to look for in a BPL solution, using Azure AD Password Protection as an example

About the Presenters

Sean Deuby

Senior Identity Architect

Edgile Inc

Expert in Microsoft’s hybrid identity architecture of Active Directory, Azure AD, and Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS). Veteran speaker, writer, and technology journalist with over 400 published articles. Awarded MVP status by Microsoft for 15 consecutive years.

Jason Silva

Senior Engineer


20+ years of IT experience, including hands-on expertise with Active Directory and Group Policy. Former system administrator, software developer, and IT and regulatory compliance manager. Engaging  communicator and passionate customer advocate.