Ensuring the security of Microsoft Active Directory and Azure AD

Ensuring the security of Microsoft Active Directory and Azure AD

The webinar took place on Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Webinar Presentation Martin Kuppinger
Webinar Presentation Guido Grillenmeier

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Join this webinar to:

  • Understand the evolution of Active Directory and associated security challenges.
  • Discover why AD and Azure AD play an important role in overall cybersecurity.
  • Learn the common security risks associated with AD.
  • Get a practical checklist of AD vulnerabilities to watch for in your environment.
  • Understand how to secure AD and Azure AD environments.

Learn to discover and address security weaknesses.

In the face of increasing cyber-attacks by cybercriminals and nation-states, most organizations are investing in filling in the gaps in their cyber defenses, but as the landmark SolarWinds supply chain breach showed, securing Microsoft Active Directory (AD) is vital, but often overlooked.

Join Microsoft identity experts from KuppingerCole Analysts and Semperis as they discuss the critical role of AD and Azure AD in security. Learn why these environments are a common target for attackers, the types of security risks that are often exploited, the challenges to securing a hybrid AD environment, and how to mitigate vulnerabilities.

Speakers Contribution

Martin Kuppinger, Principal Analyst at KuppingerCole, who brings decades of experience in Microsoft AD, will explain why it is essential to protect Active Directory and Azure AD. He will also look at the need to integrate identity and cybersecurity initiatives across the organization, rather than placing AD security in a silo.

Guido Grillenmeier, Chief Technologist at Semperis, will discuss the most common vulnerabilities in AD configurations, the dangers they present, and how to fix them. He will also discuss password policies, elevated privileges, delegated permissions, and weaknesses in Kerberos usage as well as give an overview of the Purple Knight AD assessment tool.

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Guido Grillenmeier is Chief Technologist with Semperis. Based in Germany, Guido was a Microsoft MVP for Directory Services for 12 years. He spent 20+ years at HP/HPE as Chief Engineer. A frequent presenter at technology conferences and contributor to technical journals, Guido is the co-author of...

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