Six Tips for Securing Privileged Accounts
Insider threats are on the rise more than ever. It's a malicious activity
that originates from users within an organization, as opposed to attacks like
DDoS that come from the outside. Cyber hackers of this kind get inside the
system to steal intellectual property from the company via user credentials.
They can use a variety of techniques like phishing links, password brute
force, password scanning, keyloggers and many others to get their foot in the
door of the enterprise network.
Once an attacker compromises one employee's account, they attempt lateral
movement to gain access to privileged accounts that have elevated access to
the network. Many of these attacks go unnoticed for years, as enterprise
security teams frequently run short on resources and hardly anyone monitors
the activity of privileged accounts.
With good re... (more)