Privileged Domain Account Protection: How to Limit Credentials Exposure
- Mike Pilkington
- Tuesday, February 17th, 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 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 these privileged domain account credentials in your environment.
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Monday, February 16
Tuesday, February 17
|Privileged Domain Account Protection: How to Limit Credentials Exposure||Mike Pilkington||Tuesday, February 17th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm||SANS@Night|
|Information Security Risk Management - No Exceptions!||Mark Williams||Tuesday, February 17th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm||SANS@Night|
Wednesday, February 18
Thursday, February 19
|How to Give the Best Pen Test of Your Life||Ed Skoudis||Thursday, February 19th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm||SANS@Night|
|Continuous Monitoring and Real-World Analysis||Seth Misenar||Thursday, February 19th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm||SANS@Night|
|BYOB - Build Your Own Botnet||Francois Begin - Master's Candidate||Thursday, February 19th, 8:15pm - 8:55pm||Master's Degree Presentation|
Friday, February 20
|Debunking the Complex Password Myth||Keith Palmgren||Friday, February 20th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm||SANS@Night|