In the wake of a cyberattack, Active Directory is sometimes dismissed as just another service that needs to be recovered, and security is an afterthought. But the hard reality is that if Active Directory is compromised, so is your entire environment.
90% of organizations use Active Directory as their primary store for employee authentication, identity management, and access control. Today, it’s becoming more common for organizations to take a hybrid approach to identity and focus on the cloud interdependencies and complexities that result. But it’s important to understand that cloud identity still depends upon the integrity of on-premises Active Directory.