Active Directory


How to Set and Manage Active Directory Password Policy

With cyberattacks exploding around the world, it’s more important than ever for organizations to have a robust password policy. Hackers often gain access to corporate networks through legitimate user or admin credentials, leading to security incidents and compliance failures. In this article, we will explore how to create and maintain a strong and effective Active Directory password policy.


Basics and how to create security groups in Active Directory.

An Active Directory is a database that holds information about the security of an organization. It stores user accounts, and security settings to help organise all the information. Active Directory also stores a list of security groups that are created by the organisation to hold different levels or types of access permissions. Active Directory is a way that you can show people your home. If you are not careful and give too much permission to people, then it can be easy for others to do bad things.


Active Directory Auditing Guidelines

Active Directory and AD Group Policy are foundational elements of any Microsoft Windows environment because of the critical role they play in account management, authentication, authorization, access management and operations. Accordingly, proper Active Directory auditing is essential for both cybersecurity and regulatory compliance.


Practical Guide For SIEM And Active Directory

Active Directory is a popular technology used in many organizations to handle their user management, authentication and authorization. The fact that it’s so dominant and so central to the IT infrastructure makes it a key component for security monitoring. It’s also a popular target for malicious actors, as compromising Active Directory accounts gives them access to many resources.


Best Active Directory Management Tools

IT teams rely on Active Directory (AD) to keep networks secure and maintain user accounts — but they often need to adhere to strict budget limitations when it comes to selecting software to help. That’s why we’ve put together this list of the top free Active Directory management tools. Our picks focus on AD tools that will help you complete routine AD management tasks much faster so your team has time to focus on other priorities.

What is Active Directory

The simplest definition of Active Directory is that it is a directory service for Windows operating systems. But what does this actually mean? What is Active Directory used for? How can you manage it? Whether you are a new system administrator who wants to learn Active Directory basics, such as its structure, services, components and essential terminology, or a seasoned administrator looking to find new best practices and improve your skills even further, this eBook has something for you.

Zerologon: Tripwire Industrial Visibility Threat Definition Update Released

Today, we released a Threat Definition Update bundle for our Tripwire Industrial Visibility solution to aid in the detection of Zerologon. Otherwise known as CVE-2020-1472, Zerologon made news in the summer of 2020 when it received a CVSSv3 score of 10—the most critical rating of severity. Zerologon is a vulnerability that affects the cryptographic authentication mechanism used by the Microsoft Windows Netlogon Remote Protocol (MS-NRPC), a core authentication component of Active Directory.

Netwrix Auditor for Azure AD - Overview

Netwrix Auditor for Azure AD enables complete visibility into user actions, including user sign-in activity, in your Azure AD deployment. The application provides actionable intelligence about successful and failed sign-in attempts and critical changes to Azure AD users, groups, roles, contacts, applications, devices, licenses and more.