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The top 3 drawbacks to Microsoft password policies

We have all been living with the Microsoft password policy solution for many years now. It has sufficed, for the most part, untill now, due to password security requirements. There are distinct drawbacks with the Microsoft solution that all corporations need to consider to protect themselves against hackers. Even with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, […]

Advanced audit policy reporting

We at ManageEngine always suggest that you track Active Directory and file changes with advanced auditing in lieu of the traditional audit policy settings. There’s a catch, though: how do you verify that your settings are in place? If you’ve been following our blogs for a while, you know that we truly rely on secpol.msc […]

Monitoring Password Policy Changes

Strong and consistent password policies are essential for any corporation. Without a solid password policy, attackers have one more avenue to gain access to the network and resources. Windows Active Directory provides an easy way to configure a password policy that will force all Active Directory users to have strong passwords. This password policy is configured […]

Protecting Active Directory From the JASBUG Vulnerability

We live in a very dynamic and unfriendly environment with computers and the JASBUG vulnerability proves that. This new exploit is not all that sophisticated, but is a very large problem for every Active Directory installation. The JASBUG vulnerability hijacks the NetLogon and SMB requests that clients and servers make during the Group Policy background […]