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TAG Cyber Security Annual 4th Quarter: PREVENTING AND DETECTING LATERAL MOVEMENT

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Register for Nov. 3 webinar, “Chris Krebs: What’s Buried in Every Breach Report that No One is Talking About” When advanced attacks are initiated toward an enterprise, several familiar tactics are almost always used to gain privilege, traverse infrastructure, and advance the goals of the ...
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Cybersecurity pros want to stop talking about a ‘cyber 9/11’

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For nearly two decades, government analysts have warned of a “cyber 9/11” or a “cyber Pearl Harbor” following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack, whose 20th anniversary is tomorrow. Those warnings – focused on the dangers of a catastrophic cyberattack with 9/11-level consequences – started ...
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Active Directory sits in a dangerous security blind spot

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By Carolyn Crandall, chief security advocate, Attivo Networks The Importance of Active Directory Active Directory can be considered the GPS of the enterprise, providing authentication across resources that span the entire network. Over 90% of Global Fortune 1,000 companies use AD, making it a nearly universal authentication ...
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Attivo Networks and Swimlane empower organizations to get ahead of would-be cyber attacks

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Attivo Networks and Swimlane announced a technology alliance partnership that brings together privilege escalation prevention and threat lateral movement detection with security automation. The integration combines Attivo’s deception technology that deploys decoys to help hide critical assets with Swimlane’s automation platform. With this integration, security operations teams gain ...
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Cybersecurity Warning: Lateral Movement Tactics Security Experts Should Recognize

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Today’s Lateral Movement Tactics: Be Warned Protecting against today’s most dangerous lateral movement tactics is increasingly critical, with AD as vulnerable as it is. Attackers use a wide range of strategies to move about undetected. The list below covers a selection of the most common ...
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Are Your Cloud Environments Protected from Identity-Based Attacks?

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By Carolyn Crandall, chief security advocate, Attivo Networks Expanded adoption of the public cloud has resulted in unanticipated security challenges, one of which has been the explosion of non-human identities. In traditional network settings, user identities in the form of individual accounts are the primary security focus. However, ...
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13 Lateral Movement Tactics Security Experts Should Recognize

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One of the most curious elements of this year's Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) was the inclusion of the new attack pattern "system intrusions." Representatives from Verizon identified the category as a broad one that tends to include attacks with many steps, indicating significant ...
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How ADAssessor Brings Visibility to AD Attack Surfaces

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Effectively securing and protecting Active Directory (AD) is an undeniable best practice for businesses today. Especially since some 90% of the world’s enterprise organizations are using AD as their primary method for authentication and authorization. AD’s enormous market share has made it a prime target ...
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Two Mins With Attivo’s Crandall: How To Stay Ahead Of Active Directory Hackers

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Amid a rise in ransomware attacks, Attivo Networks' Carolyn Crandall shares with the IT channel why "now is the time that businesses need to look at [Microsoft Active Directory] and understand what kind of visibility tools they can use." Aug. 3, 2021 Watch on CRNtv.
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The Cybersecurity 202: Cyber experts give Biden top marks at six months

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At his six-month mark in office, President Biden is making the right moves to ensure the United States is safer in cyberspace, according to an overwhelming majority of cybersecurity experts we polled.  Biden’s term has been marked by a string of cyber cataclysms starting with ...
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