May 13, 2021

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Shedding light on the threat posed by shadow admins

Few organizations would purposefully hand a huge responsibility to a junior staff member before letting them fly solo on their own personal projects, but that’s effectively what happens inside too many corporate networks: organizations delegate specific administrative access to user accounts so they can do a particular privileged task, and they promptly forget about it. These “shadow admin” accounts often get ignored by everyone except attackers and threat actors, for whom they are valuable targets. … More

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