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Why Recovering Active Directory from a Cyberattack Is an Essential Component of ITDR

A plan for recovering Active Directory (AD) should be a priority for your Identity Threat Detection and Response (ITDR) plan.

After all, we live in a federated world of hybrid identities, zero-touch login, and distributed work. In this digital landscape, everything is connected. For most organizations, AD is at the heart of authenticating workers so that they can use globally connected apps and services. If AD isn’t secure, nothing is.

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Securing AD is important, but the ability to successfully recover AD from a cyberattack—the “response” component of ITDR—is paramount given the proliferation of sophisticated attacks that target AD. Let’s dive into the background of AD as a favorite attack vector for cybercriminals and look at a real-world scenario that illustrates the complex process of recovering Active Directory.