Privileged accounts have been at the center of many recent high-profile attacks. Moreover, attackers are leveraging privileged credentials as their entry point to high-value systems within the network. This session explains how hackers who successfully exploit these credentials are able to gain a privileged foothold, allowing them unfettered access to elevate privileges and move about the network freely without detection. With a solid understanding of this well-used method of attack, attendees will learn how to properly secure and manage these powerful credentials. During this session, CyberArk discusses attack trends and what security leaders are doing to protect their organizations from these advanced attacks and walks through a typical attack that uses privileged accounts, showing how passwords can be exploited to break down the front door.
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