Is Cloud Dead? Do IT Pros Still Trust the Cloud Providers?

As new technologies come to our life, it is always tempting to fall under their magic charms. But with the time passing it is important not to stay overwhelmed by “the newest and shiniest thing on the market”, but rather watch out for how it actually works, what risks are implied and if it is … Continued

Securing Active Directory Administration – Part 3

We continue the series of posts about aspects of securing Active Directory administration, created by Brian Svidergol. There are three parts to this series, each one dedicated to a specific problem around securing Active Directory administration. To get a deeper insight into the topic, you are welcome to read the first part, focusing on the Principle … Continued

Securing Active Directory Administration – Part 2

We continue the series of posts about aspects of securing Active Directory administration, created by Brian Svidergol. There are three parts to this series, each one dedicated to a specific problem around securing Active Directory administration. The first part, focusing on the Principle of least privilege, can be found here. Today you can learn about infrastructure … Continued

It’s Only a Matter of Time: Surviving an IT Audit

Date: Thursday, March 13 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET If you haven’t been through one, IT audits are a painful experience. An auditor starts digging deeper and deeper into your IT security and processes, each question seemingly more impossible than the last. And, unfortunately, you’re probably going to have one soon – it could be … Continued

Securing Active Directory Administration

We begin a series of posts about aspects of securing Active Directory administration, created by Brian Svidergol. There will be three parts to this series (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3), each one dedicated to a specific problem around securing Active Directory administration and providing some thoughts for each of the areas:  Principle of least privilege.  … Continued

Surviving a SOX Audit: Temp Accounts

We continue a series of articles about aspects of SOX audit by Richard Muniz. The first one tells about the challenges of an internal audit, network security and some common mistakes IT Pros make. The second one illustrates how a SOX audit results can show IT Pros what needs to be fixed. Here is the third article, explaining the problem of … Continued