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Identify and Mitigate Risks of Privilege Escalation on Windows and Linux Endpoints

Privilege escalation is a key part of a cybercriminal’s attack path. The attacker gains access to your IT environment as a standard user and then uses a variety of tools and techniques to elevate that access all the way up to system administrator or super-user. Then, they can deliver malware, discover and exfiltrate sensitive data, and shut down critical systems.

This whitepaper explores privilege escalation techniques in depth, including understanding the different attack paths attackers use and best practices for reducing their effectiveness in your environment. It also provides a comprehensive checklist of steps to secure your systems and reduce the risk of privilege escalation. Once you understand the strategies cybercriminals use, you’ll know where to focus your defenses.

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