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You’re Already Compromised: Exposing SSH as an Attack Vector

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Secure Shell (SSH) keys are an integral part of the digital world. It enables one system to access another remotely in a secure manner, enforcing authentication, authorization, and encryption of communications, Unfortunately, cybercriminals do take advantage of the trust that is established by SSH. Cybercriminals can use improperly secure SSH keys against organizations to gain access to critical systems and intellectual property that could damage a company’s brand and bottom line.

According to Ponemon Institute’s SSH security vulnerabilities research, 51% or organizations have already been compromised via SSH in the last 24 months. 74% either have no SSH policy or manual SSH policy in place, and 60% can’t detect new SSH keys on their networks. These results show just how poorly organizations secure and protect their SSH keys. The result is increased exposure to comprise.

In this white paper you will learn more about:

  • SSH vulnerabilities that organizations need to address
  • How cybercriminals leverage trust based attacks on keys and certificates to steal data
  • Strategies to help organizations secure and protect their SSH inventory.

Only with a clear understanding of your SSH environment can you take steps toward securing keys and certificates and reducing the overall threat surface.

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