Dell added Data classification for unstructured data to Quest One. This is the same feature Microsoft added to Windows Server 2012 last year – that takes guts or stupidity. I’m guessing the later. http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=15027
In my May 2012 post, Your AD was compromised, now what? I first described using a pre-staged migration as the only viable method of recovery from an Advanced Persistent threat compromise. I was thrilled to see that Microsoft has followed this approach and released a best practices guide detailing how to recover from APT using a my “lifeboat” migration scenario. … Rm
This topic of the Windows Credential Editor came up again recently The use of Windows Credential Editor an attack that compromised a fairly large Active Directory deployment resulting in me writing the whitepaper entitled ”Active Directory was compromised, now what?” whitepaper. I ask that you register on my blog, but it is worth it. This makes a good argument for Kerberos over NTLM … Rm
If you need a list of what to know about getting started with Active Directory then this is a page for you. It isn’t new, but it has a lot of really excellent content. Read the Microsoft Technet blog article here.
I had the opportunity to speak with Dominic Vogel at TechRepublic a week or so ago. The conversation was about the work we are doing at NetWrix and how change and configuration auditing can have a huge impact on GRC & S (Governance, Risk, Compliance & Security). http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/security/governance-risk-and-compliance-change-auditing-and-security/8865
The BeyondTrust stable of products is starting to look a lot like those offered by the Windows Group at Quest Software (now Dell). On December 12th, BeyondTrust announced they acquisition of BlackBird Group a German owned Auditing and Compliance company. The move to assemble these types of Infrastructure products is very smart because as it begins to align BeyondTrust with their … Rm
NetWrix Group Policy Change Reporter was selected the winner in the Group Policy Management category of the WindowSecurity.com Readers’ Choice Awards. NetWrix Group Policy Change Reporter is built on the NetWrix next generation auditing platform. Congratulations NetWrix. Anyone who is interested, there is a Free Trial that will let you check out the technology. Congratulations also to my friends at … Rm
I ran across an interesting scenario the other day at work. I was going through the AD event log for some details on a change that I made to the security settings for a group hoping to find the value before I made the change. I thought the improved AD Domain Services logging would help me by showing the before … Rm