Active Directory Default Settings – How secure are they?

August 29, 2018 / GuidesFor Team

Every program, application, and service (module) has a default setting. In Microsoft active directory, the configuration settings determine permissions for users to access different objects within the network.

The article reviews the default settings of MS Active Directory. It teaches network administrators configuring it what the setting means, and if they should change it. In Cybersecurity, Default settings are like default passwords. It is the first assumption of the attacker when planning and executing an attack vector.

In this article by Computerworld, It shows how default settings in other programs can be used to steal Active Directory user credentials by intercepting the authentication hash and another program within the network.
– Miyagi Kazuki

Read the source article at Symantec

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