New Impact Case Reveals Top 5 Active Directory Protection Solutions


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Attivo Networks stands out as a leader

FREMONT, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Attivo Networks®, the experts in identity privilege escalation prevention and lateral motion attack detection, today announced a new group whitepaper Aite-Novarica, a leading consulting firm covering business, technology, and regulatory matters in the financial services industry. The report recognizes Attivo Networks’ leadership in Active Directory protection.

The document, titled “Zero Trust Starts with Identity – Protecting Active Directory”, highlights identity as an increasingly compromised domain of attack. The report calls Active Directory as the central platform for identity and privilege management, making it “… the starting point of the zero trust movement.” He notes the weaknesses of Active Directory as the main reason it has become a high-value attack target: “It is largely misunderstood, largely unprotected, and a perfect complement to ransomware.”

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Analysis of the document confirms that beyond basic Active Directory hygiene, IT and security managers should look for key capabilities when selecting technology to prevent and detect vulnerabilities, threats and AD attacks. These capabilities include high visibility for AD vulnerabilities and exposures, live attack detection, and configuration error discovery.

“Attackers are compromising identities at an alarming rate, targeting the central platform for identity and privilege management – Active Directory,” said Steve Hunt, strategic advisor at Aite-Novarica Group. “The research conducted for this document revealed a strong presence of providers of innovative technologies and solutions that aim to address the most pressing Active Directory security challenges. ”

“There are inherent flaws in traditional protection systems that do not provide visibility into credential exposure, cloud entitlement over-provisioning, and Active Directory exposures and vulnerabilities,” said Srikant Vissamsetti , SVP, engineering at Attivo Networks. “Attivo stands out in this document as a strong leader with a broad portfolio of solutions specifically designed for in-depth and continuous assessment of Active Directory exposures and vulnerabilities, and a unique ability to detect live attacks in depth. ”

Five global solution providers are represented in this document: Attivo Networks, Crowdstrike, Qomplx, Microsoft and Tenable. The document includes vendor profiles, their strengths and weaknesses, as well as a brief description of their solution portfolio. Additionally, a comprehensive vendor solution comparison chart reflects how they identify potential threats before they happen, and spot attacks and issues as they occur in real time.

To learn more about Attivo Networks Active Directory protection solutions, visit the Active Directory Protection product page or read the IDR solutions page here.

About Attivo Networks

Attivo Networks®, the leader in identity privilege escalation prevention and lateral motion attack detection, provides superior defense against threatening activity. Through cyber-visibility programs, deception and conditional access tactics, the Attivo ThreatDefend® platform offers a scalable, customer-proven solution to deny, detect and derail attackers and reduce surface areas. attack without relying on signatures. The portfolio provides innovative, patented defenses at critical attack points including endpoints, in Active Directory, in the cloud and across the network by preventing and diverting attack activity. Forensics, automated attack analysis, and third-party integrations streamline incident response. Deception as a defense strategy continues to grow and is an integral part of the NIST and MITER® Shield special publications, and its capabilities closely align with the MITER ATT & CK® framework. Attivo has won over 150 awards for its technological innovation and leadership.

About the Aite-Novarica Group

Aite-Novarica Group is a consulting firm providing essential information on technology, regulations, strategy and operations to hundreds of banks, insurers, payment providers and investment firms, as well as technology providers and of services that support them. Comprised of former senior technology, strategy and operations executives as well as experienced researchers and consultants, our experts provide practical advice to our clients, leveraging the in-depth knowledge developed through our extensive network of clients and others. industry contacts. Visit us on the web and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.


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