Wherever and whenever you log on to any Windows workstation or servers you leave your password credentials behind. The common knowledge is that when we set up our password in Windows it is hashed and stored either in SAM or a ntds.dit database in Active Directory. This is useful for verification purposes, but if your operating system can re-use the password it means others can decrypt it! Another thing is that when a hash is cached may be reused for authentication later.
Join Paula Januszkiewicz, Enterprise Security MVP and Microsoft Security Trusted Advisor, in this engaging webcast to learn about the famous pass-the-hash attack, learn the encryption and decryption techniques being used nowadays in systems, networks, and applications, and learn how to prevent password credentials from being leaked!
Paula Januszkiewicz is the Founder and CEO of CQURE Inc. and CQURE Academy. She is also Enterprise Mobility MVP, honorable Microsoft Regional Director for CEE and a world class cybersecurity expert, consulting Customers all around the world.
In 2017, Paula graduated from Harvard Business School. She is a top speaker at conferences including Microsoft Ignite (she was rated No. 1 among 1,100 speakers at a conference with 26000 attendees), RSA (her speech was among top-rated sessions in 2022), Black Hat (she has been a regular speaker at Black Hat conferences all around the globe since 2017. In 2019, her presentation was voted best of Black Hat Asia 2019 Briefings), LEAP, Australian Cyber Conference, Hack in Paris or GISEC. Paula is known for her unique stage presence that is always well-received among diverse audiences, often gathering thousands of people!
Paula has 17 years of experience in the cybersecurity field, performing penetration tests, architecture consulting, trainings and seminars. Every year, before the pandemic, she took over 215 flights to provide security services, now she delivers tons of projects both online and onsite. Paula also creates security awareness programs for various organizations, including awareness sessions for top management. Paula is a member of the Technical Advisory Board at Royal Bank of Scotland – helping to keep its security at the highest level possible! What is more, Paula has access to a source code of Windows!