Alsid Acquisition Validates the Criticality of Active Directory Protection

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 and covers credentials, infrastructure, databases, and network devices. Given this shift, it has become progressively harder not only to authorize and authenticate user access but also to prevent an attacker from discovering identity permissions and credentials to leverage for their attacks.