Protecting Group Policy: Under Attack and Under the Radar

Date: Tuesday, June 30th at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT

Cyberattacks are increasing in frequency and sophistication at an alarming rate, with attackers looking for ways to advance their infiltration within your network by living off the land. Group Policy provides a means for attackers to infect endpoints, reconfigure security, and gain control over Active Directory – and yet, it remains one of the least protected parts of your network.

So, how can Group Policy be used against you, and how can you defend against such attacks?

In this educational webcast, join Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP, Nick Cavalancia, along with Matthew Vinton from Quest Software, as they discuss:

  • The state of the attack: Why Group Policy is a target
  • The art of the attack: How Group Policy is accessed and utilized
  • Stopping the attack: 5 things you can do to mitigate the risk of GPO-based attack

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About the presenters:

Nick Cavalancia, Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP

Nick Cavalancia, Microsoft MVP, has 25 years of enterprise IT experience, is an accomplished consultant, speaker, trainer, writer, and columnist and has achieved industry certifications throughout the years including MCSE, MCT, MCNE, and MCNI. He has authored, co-authored and contributed to over two dozen books on various Microsoft technologies.

Matthew Vinton, Quest Software

Matthew Vinton spent thirteen years consulting in the Microsoft Platform technology space before joining Quest in 2013. While he specialized in Active Directory engineering and migration, he has also worked extensively with Microsoft messaging, unified communications, and end point management platforms.

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