Privileged Domain Account Protection: How to Limit Credentials Exposure
- Mike Pilkington
- Thursday, October 31st, 7:15pm - 8:15pm
In most enterprise networks, there are a number of privileged accounts that are used for maintaining the Windows domain, including accounts for domain administration, configuration management, patch management, vulnerability analysis, and of course incident response. In all of these cases, the accounts have the ability to logon to most, if not all, Windows hosts in the environment. These accounts therefore become high-value targets for attackers.
In order to protect these privileged domain accounts, it is important to have a solid understanding of the various circumstances that can expose domain account credentials. In this presentation, I will discuss what you can and cannot do safely with domain accounts. In particular, I will cover attacks against password hashes, security support providers, access tokens, and network authentication protocols. I will then provide a set of recommendations that you can follow to mitigate the risks and protect those privileged domain account credentials in your environment.
The following bonus sessions are open to all paid attendees at no additional cost. There are many different types of events that fall into these categories:
- SANS@Night: Evening presentations given after day courses have ended. This category includes Keynotes.
- Special Events: SANS-hosted events and other non-technical recreational offerings. This category includes, but is not limited to, Receptions and Information Tables.
- Vendor: Events hosted by external vendor exhibitors.
- Lunch & Learn: Short presentations given during the lunch break.
Monday, October 28
|General Session - Welcome to SANS||Paul A. Henry||Monday, October 28th, 8:15am - 8:45am||Special Events|
|Vendor Showcase||—||Monday, October 28th, 10:30am - 10:50am||Vendor Event|
|Fortinet Next Generation Firewalls||—||Monday, October 28th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm||Lunch and Learn|
|Vendor Showcase||—||Monday, October 28th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm||Vendor Event|
|Vendor Showcase||—||Monday, October 28th, 3:00pm - 3:20pm||Vendor Event|
|Cloud IR & Forensics||Paul A. Henry||Monday, October 28th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm||Keynote|
Tuesday, October 29
Wednesday, October 30
|Your Browser Knows Your Secrets: Decrypting TLS Web Traffic with Wireshark||Sally Vandeven||Wednesday, October 30th, 7:15pm - 7:55pm||Special Events|
|An Introduction to PowerShell for Security Assessments||James Tarala||Wednesday, October 30th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm||SANS@Night|
Thursday, October 31
|GIAC Program Overview||Seth Misenar||Thursday, October 31st, 12:30pm - 1:15pm||Special Events|
|SANS Technology Institute Open House||Seth Misenar||Thursday, October 31st, 12:30pm - 1:15pm||Special Events|
|Privileged Domain Account Protection: How to Limit Credentials Exposure||Mike Pilkington||Thursday, October 31st, 7:15pm - 8:15pm||SANS@Night|