Experts On Research: Privileged Access Incursions

A report from Vectra reveals that 74 percent of all privileged access anomalous behavior detections came from an unknown host. According to the report, many companies are still not able to detect if privileged accounts were compromised. These types of behaviors reported were similar to those found in the Capital One breach.

 


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Tal Zamir, Founder and CTO,  Hysolate
March 05, 2020
Attackers continue to target privileged users as they are practically their highway into the heart of the enterprise.
Attackers continue to target privileged users as they are practically their highway into the heart of the enterprise. Instead of fighting firewalls, hardened cloud services and perimeter defenses, determined attackers can follow a simpler two-step process to own an organization: the first step would be to identify a privileged user (e.g. an IT admin) based on his social network profiles; the secon ....
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