Identity protection from Microsoft
Microsoft Defender for Identity is a security tool that aids in the detection and investigation of sophisticated assaults and insider threats in on-premises, cloud, and hybrid settings, preventing attackers from accessing your system. Microsoft Defender for Identity uses data from several sources, including network logs and events, to understand how users and other entities behave within the business and create behavioural profiles of them.
What Purpose Serves Microsoft Defender for Identity?
As part of its detection process, Microsoft Defender for Identity technology focuses on a number of stages in the cyberattack kill chain, including:An attacker spends time and effort expanding their attack surface inside your network during the lateral movementcycle.Attackers conduct reconnaissance to learn about the structure of the environment, the types of assets there, and the existence of any entities. In general, they are formulating their attack strategy for the upcoming phases.Domain domination (persistence), in which an attacker gathers the data necessary to repeat their campaign utilising different combinations of entry points.
The top four advantages of Microsoft Defender for Identity are as follows:
Pass-the-Ticket, Pass-the-Hash, horizontal or vertical brute force attacks, DNS reconnaissance, strange protocols, malicious service creation, and other malicious activities are just a few examples of the malicious activities that Microsoft Defender for Identity can help you spot and track in your environment.Microsoft Defender for Identity shields your company from both known and unidentified attack vectors before they may hurt you.In order to identify sophisticated assaults and insider threats before they may harm your company, Microsoft Defender for Identity focuses on multiple stages of the cyberattack kill chain, such as reconnaissance, lateral movement cycle, and domain dominance.