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World Password Day: Experts share advice on strong passwords

With the aim of World Password Day to create awareness about the need for strong password security, experts share their thoughts and advice Today, (May 5 2022) marks World Password Day, an event created by Intel to raise awareness about the importance of strong passwords. We live in a highly digital world, spending a lot …

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Detection of gMSA Password Exposures

Authored by: Vikram Navali, Senior Technical Product Manager – Adversaries use various techniques to dump the credentials and obtain account information, normally as a hash or clear-text password. After obtaining a domain user/service account credentials, the adversary goes after Group Managed Service Accounts (gMSAs). The gMSAs provide enhanced security for non-interactive applications or services that run automatically on a …

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Preventing threat actors from taking advantage of Bloodhound 3.0

Recently SPECTEROPS announced the release of Bloodhound 3.0 with three new attack methods — gMSA Control, OU Control & SID History. This article discusses how one can protect one’s Active Directory from these new attack methods. … Ask any Active Directory admins, and they would agree that service accounts have always been a problem from …

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Password Managers Should be A Mandatory Part of Everyone’s Digital Life

Everyone knows it’s a good idea to use strong, unique passwords, and as employees around the world have been forced to work remotely, logging in from multiple devices and multiple locations, the need for strong password security has only grown. But last year’s Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) revealed that weak or compromised credentials …

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A Hacker’s Perspective: Taking Charge of the Cybersecurity Realm

Authored by: Chris, Geek at Attivo Networks – Earlier this week, Tony and I got the opportunity to hang out on a webinar discussing the state of Information Security, from a hacker’s perspective, and numerous influencing aspects around it. Here are some of the thoughts and takeaways, AND if you have time, here’s the link to the on-line version (yea, sorry, it’s a link, click it OR Google the show from BrightTALK’s site if you don’t trust me!)

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