Semperis Team, Author at Security Boulevard

Semperis Directory Services Protector Wins 2021 Fortress Cyber Security Award

Semperis was named a winner in the 2021 Fortress Cyber Security Awards (Incident Response category) for Directory Services Protector (DSP). The Fortress Awards identify and reward the world’s leading companies and products that are working to keep data and electronic assets safe among a growing threat from hackers.  Semperis Directory Services ... Read More

Semperis Sweeps Three Categories at the 2021 Global InfoSec Awards

Validating our continued growth and momentum, we are thrilled to share that Semperis has been named a winner in the 2021 Global InfoSec Awards from Cyber Defense Magazine across three categories. Semperis was recognized as a cutting-edge organization for AD Forest Recovery (ADFR), our Ransomware Recovery solution; Directory Services Protector ... Read More
Active Directory security pro tip: Staying ahead of ransomware attacks that exploit AD

How to Defend Against Ransomware-as-a-Service Groups That Attack Active Directory

Concern about the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack by DarkSide has expanded beyond the cybersecurity industry and into the consciousness of the everyday consumer—an indicator of the extensive implications the attack has on the global economy. In response, the Biden administration issued an executive order and held a press conference, and ... Read More

Leading CISOs Discuss Shifting Priorities Amidst Increased Security Threats

| | General
What keeps CISOs up at night? And where should CISOs focus to bring value to the business? How should priorities shift given the proliferation of cyberattacks that threaten to disrupt businesses worldwide? To help cut through some of the noise, we partnered with Redmond Magazine to convene leading CISOs in a discussion ... Read More

CISA’s Ransomware Guidance Is Reminder to Include AD in Recovery Plan

Any ransomware recovery plan needs to include regular file backups and encrypted data with offline copies, as the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently reminded as part of the organization’s campaign to drive awareness of its ransomware guidance and resources. The guidance includes best practices and checklists to help ... Read More

Semperis Expert: SolarWinds Attack Highlights Need to Secure AD

| | Active Directory
The disclosure of the supply chain attack against SolarWinds in late 2020 was a wake-up call for federal agencies responsible for securing U.S. information assets—and for the security industry. As more details behind the attack come to light, one of the most significant revelations is that attackers used tried-and-true methods ... Read More

Semperis CEO Calls on Security Leaders to Defend Active Directory

| | Active Directory
It might seem like Active Directory is just another service that needs to be recovered in the wake of a cyberattack. But the reality is, AD is a keystone. If it’s compromised, so is your entire environment. Nearly half (47%) of organizations use Active Directory as their primary identity store. 51% use it ... Read More