Navigating Active Directory Security with EDD

By Red Siege | March 21, 2024

Tool developed by: Chris Truncer

 

Leverage EDD for Advanced Offensive Strategies

EDD serves as a critical tool for offensive security professionals, enhancing domain reconnaissance with .NET efficiency. It facilitates a granular analysis of target networks, identifying potential entry points by enumerating user privileges, system configurations, and network group intricacies. This detailed intelligence empowers attackers to devise sophisticated strategies, pinpoint vulnerabilities, and execute targeted breaches with precision, elevating the complexity and effectiveness of offensive operations.

Use Cases

Here is some prime examples of how you can get the most out of EDD:

  • Leverage EDD for in-depth cybersecurity assessments of Active Directory frameworks, encompassing domain architectures, trust linkages, user profiles, group dynamics, and system settings. Uncover and rectify security misconfigurations, vulnerabilities, and threats to bolster your cybersecurity defenses and neutralize potential risks.
  • Utilize EDD to pinpoint and evaluate privilege elevation risks within Active Directory infrastructures. Through detailed enumeration of user accounts, group affiliations, and access rights, cybersecurity teams can detect accounts with heightened privileges and scrutinize the robustness of your access control measures, enhancing your cybersecurity strategy.
  • Employ EDD in red team operations for strategic reconnaissance and intelligence collection on target Active Directory setups. Gain insights into domain configurations, trust connections, and permission settings to unearth viable attack routes and devise tactics for domain resource compromise and privilege escalation, advancing your cybersecurity offense capabilities.
  • Deploy EDD to ensure your Active Directory environment aligns with cybersecurity policies, regulatory mandates, and industry benchmarks. Identify and rectify any discrepancies between your cybersecurity protocols and actual system configurations, proactively addressing compliance gaps and fortifying your cybersecurity framework.

Using EDD

To use EDD, you need to specify the “function” that you want to use with respect to the domain data you want to gather.

 

 

For example, if you want to search for users with SPNs associated with their accounts, EDD can do that!

 

 

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