Tag: breach

How to Avoid a Catastrophic Active Directory Breach

A 2017 study by the University of Maryland’s Clark School of Engineering found that, on average, there’s a hacker attack on Internet-connected computers every 39 seconds. Many of these are brute-force attacks that attempt to gain access using common, weak credentials. If one of these attacks were to breach a corporate user’s machine, the hacker could potentially gain higher-level...

Research Digs into Privileged Access Management Capabilities and Challenges

Traditionally, workers relied on IT teams to provide privileged access to the resources needed to perform tasks. Today, workers demand unprecedented rights to perform tasks on servers, applications, data, and other IT resources. While privileged access can increase user freedom and productivity and reduce administrative efforts and costs, security requirements are rarely a consideration. The key is to determine...