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Understanding the Most Common Lateral Movement Attack Tactics

Sep 08, 2021

Protecting against today's most dangerous lateral movement tactics is increasingly critical, especially with Active Directory (AD) as vulnerable as it is. Attackers use a wide range of strategies to move about undetected, developing their plan of attack within the network. For defenders, understanding the specific tactics attackers use is a critical part of lateral movement detection. Knowing the tactics and strategies outlined in this paper gives defenders a significant leg up to identify attackers and stop them in their tracks.