Written by Michael Mimoso

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Active Directory Attacks Ramp Up in Recent Incidents

by Michael Mimoso | a month ago

Active Directory attacks against NTT and supply chain providers in Europe and Asia included the use of Mimikatz to target Active Directory credentials.

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Recent Attacks Reveal Human-Directed Ransomware Playbook

by Michael Mimoso | 2 months ago

Recent targeted ransomware attacks remind us that securing Active Directory is imperative to containing threat actors already on a network.

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QOMPLX Analysis: SFO Airport Attack Spotlights Credential Theft Scourge

by Michael Mimoso | 3 months ago

A recent spate of attacks on hospitals, government agencies and a major US airport show that nation-state and cyber criminal groups are more interested than ever in Active Directory

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Excess Privileges Test Organizations' Cyber Resilience

by Michael Mimoso | 3 months ago

The recent case of Hongjin Tan underscores the continuing risk of data- and intellectual property theft by rogue employees. But organizations that hope to crack down on such incidents need to address the endemic problem of lax privilege management.

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US Case against China underscores similarities between Equifax and earlier hacks

by Michael Mimoso | 5 months ago

The U.S. Department of Justice case against four Chinese nationals for a cyber attack on Equifax laid bare how public- and private sector organizations are struggling to learn the lessons of previous data breaches and cyber attacks.

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Data-Centric Cybersecurity Starts with Authentication

by Michael Mimoso | 5 months ago

Securing authentication is a critical first step to achieving data-centric cyber security, QOMPLX CEO Jason Crabtree tells Forbes.

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