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Powerful reporting of historical Active Directory activities

Every Active Directory administrator has needed to get a report of access, activities, and more from the past actions performed against Active Directory. When you need these reports, it is typically mission critical that you obtain them immediately. The problem is that Active Directory does not track the required level of access, activities, and management […]

Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS)… A Good Start

After attending the first Microsoft Ignite a few weeks ago, it is no surprise to see security tools and technologies being produced by Microsoft. With Pass-the-hash (PtH) so prevalent, powerful, and nearly impossible to stop, Microsoft is taking large strides to help organizations reduce PtH attacks. Microsoft released the Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) on […]

Securing Active Directory: Group Membership Alerts

In our last installment, I showed you how you can analyze the current status of all of your groups that have elevated privileges. After you analyze your groups and ensure that only the correct users have elevated privileges, you then need to keep tabs on these groups to ensure that the group membership does not […]

Securing Active Directory: Analyzing Group Membership

Part of securing Active Directory is ensuring that the groups that have privileges have the correct members. Of course, obtaining the members of a group is not all that hard. What is difficult is to know which groups have elevated privileges, as well as obtaining the group membership iteratively. Below, I’ll show you how to easily […]