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Hybrid Identity Protection Podcast
23 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
Securing Active Directory vs. Securing Azure Active Directory with John Savill
What's the difference between on-premises Active Directory and Azure Active Directory? Pretty much everything, particularly when it comes to security. In this week's episode, Sean Deuby and Doug Davis (Semperis Senior Product Manager) welcome John Savill, Microsoft Principal Cloud Solution Architect, for a lively discussion about the critical mind shift companies undergo when they first spin up Office 365, realize they now also have an Azure Active Directory account—and are wondering how to secure it. Tune in for some enlightening takeaways from Savill (also the creator of the YouTube channel "Onboard to Azure" with 65,000 subscribers) that will be especially useful for AD architects just getting started with Azure Active Directory.
16 minutes | May 27, 2021
What to Expect at HIP Europe with Guido Grillenmeier
Tune in as Sean Deuby is joined by Guido Grillenmeier (Semperis Chief Technologist) to discuss the European debut of the award-winning Hybrid Identity Protection conference, a virtual event on June 30 and July 1 that will feature headliners Tony Redmond and John Craddock, as well as Pam Dingle (Microsoft Directory of Identity Services), Jan de Clercq (Distinguished Technologist at HPE), and Alex Benoit (CEO of Dinext, Pi-sec GmbH). Register for FREE to attend the virtual conference: https://bit.ly/2SM7Geo To learn more about the HIP community, visit hipconf.com.
30 minutes | May 13, 2021
The Power of Azure Sentinel with Rod Trent
In this episode, Sean is joined by Doug Davis (Semperis Senior Product Manager) and Rod Trent (Microsoft Security Cloud Solution Architect and Global Azure Sentinel SME) for a deep dive on Azure Sentinel, the Microsoft cloud-native security information and event manager (SIEM). Sentinel is used to monitor and analyze a variety of environments: Listen in for tips on how Sentinel can help strengthen your identity system security posture.
18 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
Evolving Security Teams in the Zero Trust Era with CISO Jim Doggett
The role of the identity team in an organization has evolved over time, becoming a central component of the security infrastructure in the era of Zero Trust. But have organizations' security team structures evolved to recognize this shift? In this session, Sean Deuby, Semperis Director of Services, is joined by Jim Doggett, Semperis CISO, and a longtime expert in information security as well as risk and controls. Drawing from his experience as former CISO for Kaiser Permanente and other roles, Doggett discusses how organizations can change their approach to security to better manage risk.
30 minutes | Apr 15, 2021
Battling Hafnium & Microsoft Exchange Exploits with Alan Sugano
The attacks on Microsoft Exchange Server around the world by Hafnium have affected tens of thousands of organizations. In this session, Semperis Director of Services Sean Deuby talks with Alan Sugano, president of ADS Consulting Group, who has been on the front lines helping clients patch and recover from the attack. Alan provides practical, step-by-step instructions for using the Microsoft Safety Scanner to look for Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) and patch systems. Key takeaway: Traditional anti-virus programs will NOT uncover this malware. Resources: Safety Scanner for Microsoft Purple Knight TRUSEC Blog Huntress Blog
29 minutes | Apr 1, 2021
Identifying Gaps in Your AD Recovery Plan
Sean is joined by Alexandra Weaver (Semperis Solutions Architect) to discuss Active Directory forest recovery in the context of a comprehensive Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) strategy, including how to identify gaps in the plan. For example, do you have a tested plan in place to bring systems online when no DC is available? Listen in for tips on how to cover common AD recovery gaps.
25 minutes | Mar 18, 2021
Breaking Down Identity Updates From Microsoft Ignite with Doug Davis
Are passwords dead? In this session, Sean Deuby and Doug Davis (Semperis, Senior Product Manager) discuss Microsoft's recent announcements at Ignite about passwordless authentication, a new concept called Temporary Access Pass, increased integration of Hello for Business provisioning, and other initiatives Microsoft is pursuing to shore up security of its products in the wake of proliferating cyberattacks that target authentication services.
20 minutes | Mar 4, 2021
Securing Your Legacy Apps with Roelf Zomerman
Sean is joined by Microsoft Cloud Solution Architect, Roelf Zomerman, to discuss the user benefits of having both on-premises + cloud apps in one portal and the different ways you can integrate your legacy on-premises applications with identity services such as Azure AD and Okta. Hosted by 15-time Microsoft MVP Sean Deuby. For more from Roelf, watch his session from the Hybrid Identity Protection conference: http://bit.ly/3e6gEeW.
51 minutes | Feb 11, 2021
Future Proofing Identity Security Panel with Julie Smith, Siddharth Bhai, and Gil Kirkpatrick
Looking towards tomorrow’s best identity security practices based on the evolving landscape of today, this panel discussion dives into identity access management, securing remote workforces, changes in authorization, and beyond. Featuring: - Julie Smith, Executive Director of the Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA) - Siddharth Bhai, Director of Product Management, Splunk Cloud - Gil Kirkpatrick, Chief Architect at Semperis - Sean Deuby, Host of the HIP Podcast and Director of Services at Semperis — This audio is from our final panel from the 2020 Hybrid Identity Protection Conference. Watch all sessions from HIP 2020 at hipconf.com
57 minutes | Jan 28, 2021
Hacking Identity Panel with Chris Roberts, Wim van den Heijkant, and David Raviv
Flashback with us to the Hacking Identity panel from the third-annual HIP Conference, as guest host David Raviv (founder of the New York Information Security Meetup) is joined by one of the world’s foremost experts on counter threat intelligence, Chris Roberts and Fortigi co-founder and security consultant, Wim van den Heijkant. They'll discuss everything from the changes to identity with the mass migration to remote access to what we as an industry can do to advocate the message of “authenticate responsibly.” Watch: http://bit.ly/3cjnLA3
55 minutes | Jan 14, 2021
Hybrid Identity Security Panel with Brian Desmond, Joe Kaplan, and Jorge de Almeida Pinto
What does efficient hybrid identity protection look like? Are you under the impression that your organization is too large to go passwordless? In this live session from our annual HIP Conference, the panelists share their individual experiences with methods for managing identities among varying IT infrastructures. Watch: http://bit.ly/2N1qVxz Featuring: Brian Desmond, Principal, Ravenswood Technology Group Jorge de Almeida Pinto, Lead Identity/Security Consultant, IAMTEC Joe Kaplan, Architecture and Strategy Lead, Accenture Hear more from these panelists: Account Hygiene: Fixing the Bad for the Good with Jorge de Almeida Pinto (@JsQForKnowledge): http://bit.ly/3spBs5P Taking a Large Organization Passwordless with Joe Kaplan: http://bit.ly/3iaM9Vo To watch any talks from HIP 2020, head over to HIPconf.com to watch on-demand. Never miss a moment and join the community over on SLACK: https://t.co/V21k5inEED?amp=1.
51 minutes | Dec 23, 2020
Crisis Management Panel with Jules Okafor, Kat Sweet, and Guido Grillenmeier
While companies face the advent of widespread ransomware attacks, they must be well prepared with readied crisis management planning. A cybersecurity solutions visionary, a technical evangelist, and a few Microsoft MVP's join forces in this episode to discuss that and more. “IT teams and security teams pride themselves in being able to prevent attacks, but more and more you’re seeing a company’s ability to respond being the difference between whether they stay in business or they go under.” - Jules Okafor, CEO & Founder at RevolutionCyber Featuring: Jules Okafor, CEO & Founder, RevolutionCyber (@julesmgmt) Kat Sweet, Technical Evangelist, Capsule8 (@TheSweetKat) Guido Grillenmeier, Chief Technologist, DXC Technology Sean Deuby, Director of Services, Semperis (@shorinsean) To watch of the talks you may have missed at this year's conference, head over to HIPconf.com to watch on-demand. Never miss a moment and join the community over on SLACK: https://t.co/V21k5inEED?amp=1.
26 minutes | Dec 10, 2020
Exploring the Future of Identity Standards with Pamela Dingle
Pamela Dingle, Microsoft Director of Identity Standards and founding member of Women in Identity, joins Sean for an overview of why identity standards are so important, why you should care, and what we’ll be seeing in the future. Host: Sean Deuby @shorinsean Guest: Pamela Dingle - Director of Identity Standards, Microsoft @pamelarosiedee
30 minutes | Oct 16, 2020
The Origin Story of the HIP Conference | Special HIP 2020 Edition
Days before the third annual Hybrid Identity Protection conference commences, some of the original figures from the former DEC (Directory Experts Conference) series join Sean to reminisce on how the HIP series was born, flashback to their favorite conference memories, and recap why they kept coming back to the community that lives on at these events. Our Guests: - Gil Kirkpatrick, DEC creator & HIP co-founder - Stuart Kwan, Principal Program Manager at Microsoft - Wook Lee, Directory Services Architect at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Make sure you're signed up to attend our virtual event kicking off at 10 am ET on Tuesday, October 20th - hipconf.com
22 minutes | Sep 24, 2020
Becoming Identity-Aware with Identity Defined Security Alliance
In a recent report from Identity Defined Security Alliance, 79% of enterprises surveyed suffered an identity breach in the past two years. For episode 11, Executive Director for the IDSA, Julie Smith, joins us with special guest, Gil Kirkpatrick (16-time Microsoft MVP and Chief Architect at Semperis). They discuss zero-trust model initiatives, the NIST Framework, and the call for organizations to have an identity-centric strategy. Want to learn more about IDSA? Identity Defined Security Alliance provides vendor-neutral, free education, and resources that help organizations reduce the risk of a breach through identity-centric security strategies. To learn more, visit: https://www.idsalliance.org/
18 minutes | Sep 10, 2020
Hope Is Not a Strategy: The Security Blueprint for Startups, SMBs, and Beyond
In this week's episode, we have Dominic Vogel, the Founder & Chief Strategist at CyberSC, walking through the mistakes and cybersecurity misconceptions of small to mid-size businesses. The prevalence of attacks today means SMBs are more vulnerable to become targets or caught in the crossfire. Dominic and Sean cover everything from the most common security mistakes made at the small to mid-size business level to how your security posture can be an advantage in securing new business. One thing remains certain: hope is not a strategy.
19 minutes | Sep 3, 2020
The Expert Guide to Azure AD Connect
In Episode 9, Jorge de Almeida Pinto talks with Sean about all things Azure AD Connect, your link between Active Directory and Azure AD. Azure AD Connect is Microsoft's identity synchronization mechanism between on-premises Active Directory and in-the-cloud Azure Active Directory. This makes it a critical piece of your hybrid infrastructure. Join us to learn about its features, how to upgrade it, and the very real consequences of not keeping AD Connect up to date.
24 minutes | Aug 20, 2020
Operating in the Age of Zero Trust and Machine Learning
The rapid shift in priorities among today’s enterprises is leaving security professionals applying these zero trust— “trust no-one, verify everything”— principles to existing on-premises networks. In this episode, Sean’s talking with Hed Kovetz, Silverfort CEO and Co-Founder. They discuss not only what “zero trust network” means, but the risk in a perimeterless era of allowing users on untrusted devices to access broad internal network access.
15 minutes | Aug 13, 2020
Choosing the Right Security Solution, Not the Temporary One
Nothing is as permanent in IT as a temporary solution. Sander Berkouwer, 11-time Microsoft MVP and CTO of SCCT, joins Sean on the Hybrid Identity Protection Podcast to discuss the "new normal," dynamics of Azure AD B2B, and what cutting corners in the world of identity access can bring about for administrators.
16 minutes | Jul 17, 2020
Weaning Yourself Away From GUI-Based AD Administration
Continuous learning when it comes to being an AD Admin is a requirement as they’re tasked with adapting to maintain relevancy. Mike Kanakos (Senior Systems Engineer in IAM at Align Systems), discusses his path to automating tasks and tips for becoming less dependent on the GUI for Active Directory management, including the 5 Core AD Management PowerShell Cmdlets.
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