Building an Effective Active Directory Security Strategy

For cyber criminals, Microsoft’s Active Directory is a treasure trove of user identity and system access. But while Active Directory is a potential attack vector, it can also play a crucial role in enterprise cyber defenses. In this webinar, experts will describe tools, processes, and strategies for improving user and system security, and for integrating AD into an effective security architecture. You’ll also learn about the latest attacks and threats posed to AD, and how you can mitigate them.

On Demand
1h 00min

Attend this webinar and you'll:

  • Get a clearer picture of the threat landscape associated with Active Directory.
  • Discover new tips and tricks to leverage AD and improve your security posture.
  • Learn lesser known mitigation techniques that blunt or nullify AD threats.
  • Be better equipped to integrate AD into your larger security management framework.

Featured Speakers

  • Sean Metcalf
    Sean Metcalf
    Founder & CTO

    Sean Metcalf is founder and CTO at Trimarc (, a professional services company which focuses on improving enterprise security. He is one of about 100 people in the world who holds the Microsoft Certified Master Directory Services (MCM) Active Directory certification, is a Microsoft MVP, and has presented on Active Directory, Azure AD, & Microsoft Cloud attack and defense at security conferences such as Black Hat, BSides, DEF CON, and DerbyCon.

  • Carolyn Crandall
    Carolyn Crandall
    Chief Security Advocate
    Attivo Networks

    Carolyn Crandall is the Chief Security Advocate at Attivo Networks, the leader in preventing identity privilege escalation and detecting lateral movement attacks. She has worked in high-tech for over 30 years and has been recognized as a top 100 women in cybersecurity, a guest on Fox News, and profiled in the Mercury News. She is an active speaker on security innovation at CISO forums, industry events, and technology education webinars. Carolyn contributes regularly to Dark Reading and SCMagazine, and co-authored the book Deception-Based Threat Detection: Shifting Power to the Defenders.

  • Michael Leland
    Michael Leland
    Head of Technical Marketing

    Michael joined SentinelOne in May 2021 as Head of Technical Marketing and Chief Cybersecurity Evangelist bringing over 25 years of security domain expertise. He is responsible for messaging and strategic development of the XDR product roadmap. Prior to SentinelOne he held the title of Chief Technical Strategist for McAfee. Michael served formerly as the CTO at NitroSecurity where he was responsible for developing and implementing NitroSecurity's overall SIEM technology vision and roadmap.

  • Terry Sweeney
    Terry Sweeney
    Dark Reading

    Terry Sweeney is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor who's covered business technology for three decades. He's written about cyber security for more than 15 years and was one of the founding editors of Dark Reading. Sweeney has covered enterprise networking extensively, as well as its supporting technologies like storage, wireless, cloud-based apps and the emerging Internet of Things. He's been a contributing editor to The Washington Post, Crain’s New York Business, Red Herring, Information Week, Network World,, and Stadium Tech Report.

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