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Dynamic group membership based on user properties

When a group fails to contain the correct members, access to resources or to a network application could fail. So, ensuring that group membership is correct can go a long way in reducing calls about failures to access resources. One way to ensure that the correct users are located in group is to leverage user […]

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 […]

Active Directory SACL reporting

ManageEngine has stressed the importance of monitoring and alerting on Active Directory changes for years. With this level of monitoring and alerting, you can see and be notified of any key change in Active Directory with an email! That is powerful. To monitor and alert on Active Directory changes, you need to establish the SACL […]

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 […]