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Alsid Acquisition Validates the Criticality of Active Directory Protection

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Written by: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Security Advocate and CMO - Managing privileged access today is very different from prior years when organizations tried to confine systems and resources to inside the network as much as possible. Privileged access now extends from endpoints to the cloud ...
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Protecting Active Directory in the Cloud

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Written by: Joseph Salazar, Technical Marketing Engineer - As organizations transform to take advantage of new cloud offerings and remote work increasingly becomes the norm, it is no surprise that many are choosing to host their Active Directory (AD) infrastructure in the cloud. AWS, Azure, ...
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Attivo Offers Limited-Time Software Use to Combat Privilege Escalation and Lateral Movement

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Author: Tushar Kothari, CEO – If anyone had any doubts about whether the attackers are already inside your networks, then the last week’s events indicate that you must expect that attackers already came in through various back doors. Some notable highlights from industry and government ...
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Microsoft Active Directory as a Prime Target for Ransomware Operators

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Written by: Joseph Salazar, Technical Marketing Manager & Juan Carlos Vázquez, Sales Manager -The Active Directory (AD) infrastructure remains critical in so-called “human-operated” ransomware campaigns and post-compromise extortion, which represents a significant threat to businesses and a detection challenge in the short time they have ...
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Let’s Talk Turkey: Addressing the Most Common Data Breach Causes

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Authored by: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer, Attivo Networks - It’s turkey time again, and even though Thanksgiving may look a little different this year, some things stay the same. Large gatherings of friends and family may not be in the plans, but hopefully, your ...
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Attivo EDN Solution for Protecting Credentials and Active Directory

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Written by: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer and CMO - Cybercriminals are growing more advanced, and one of the most successful tactics employed by cybercriminals remains credential theft. Unfortunately, too many organizations are leaving credentials exposed and easy for attackers to find—and once they fall ...
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Preventing SCCM Compromise and Deployment of Ransomware

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Author: Biju Varghese, Technical Product Manager - Adversaries are adopting creative methods in these COVID-19 epidemic conditions to gain access to company assets. Ransomware is one such creative digital form of extortion that affects companies of all sizes. One prevalent method adversaries use to compromise ...
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Privilege Escalation Using CVE-2020-17087 & CVE-2020-15999

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Author: Venu Vissamsetty, Founding Engineer, Attivo Networks - A pair of zero-day vulnerabilities in Google Chrome (CVE-2020-15999) and Microsoft Windows (CVE-2020-17087) are being chained together and exploited to perform privilege escalation and gain administrator access to a system. CVE-2020-15999 involves a type of memory-corruption vulnerability ...
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CERT Alert AA20-302A: Who is Pinging Your Domain Controllers?

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Author: Venu Vissamsetty, Founding Engineer at Attivo Networks - Organizations are facing ransomware threats daily. The older ransomware strains only encrypted the local infected system, which limited the damage caused to an organization. The newer ransomware variants use self-propagating techniques to move laterally and spread ...
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