Securing privileged access

Photo of author
Written By Jan Reilink

Windows Server systems administrator & enthusiast.

Protect your privileged admin credentials!

Microsoft has published guidance on the easiest way to secure privileged access in Windows Server.

Securing privileged access is a critical first step to establishing security assurances for business assets in a modern organization. The security of most or all business assets in an IT organization depends on the integrity of the privileged accounts used to administer, manage, and develop. Cyber-attackers often target these accounts and other elements of privileged access to gain access to data and systems using credential theft attacks like Pass-the-Hash and Pass-the-Ticket.

Protecting privileged access against determined adversaries requires you to take a complete and thoughtful approach to isolate these systems from risks.

Read on at Microsoft Docs: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/identity/securing-privileged-access/securing-privileged-access


Did you like: Securing privileged access

Then please, take a second to support Sysadmins of the North and donate!

Your generosity helps pay for the ongoing costs associated with running this website like coffee, hosting services, library mirrors, domain renewals, time for article research, and coffee, just to name a few.



Hi! Join the discussion, leave a reply!