It’s All about Cybersecurity: Insider Threat Missed by the Fed

Recently, while reading the news I found one interesting and, in my opinion, funny case about employee-privileged abuse. Long story short, Nicholas Berthaume, a former communications analyst of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System has installed unauthorized software on a Fed server to mine bitcoins and was caught doing this. There are … Continued

Pro Tip: How to Copy Files from One Server to Another

Copying files from one server to another is a fairly frequent task that system administrators face. As with most things in IT, there are many ways to accomplish this task.  The method you choose will depend on your situation and your personal preferences.  The information below assumes that both of your servers are on the … Continued

Introduction to Active Directory Services Technologies

IT administrators have been working with and around Active Directory since the introduction of the technology in Windows 2000 Server. Windows 2000 Server was released on February 17, 2000 but many administrators began working with Active Directory in late 1999 when it was released to manufacturing (RTM) on December 15, 1999. In this part of … Continued

Active Directory Replication

IT administrators have been working with and around Active Directory since the introduction of the technology in Windows 2000 Server. Windows 2000 Server was released on February 17, 2000 but many administrators began working with Active Directory in late 1999 when it was released to manufacturing (RTM) on December 15, 1999. In this part of … Continued

Active Directory Auditing

IT administrators have been working with and around Active Directory since the introduction of the technology in Windows 2000 Server. Windows 2000 Server was released on February 17, 2000 but many administrators began working with Active Directory in late 1999 when it was released to manufacturing (RTM) on December 15, 1999. Auditing Active Directory in … Continued

Securing Active Directory

IT administrators have been working with and around Active Directory since the introduction of the technology in Windows 2000 Server. Windows 2000 Server was released on February 17, 2000 but many administrators began working with Active Directory in late 1999 when it was released to manufacturing (RTM) on December 15, 1999. Active Directory Security Security … Continued

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

IT administrators have been working with and around Active Directory since the introduction of the technology in Windows 2000 Server. Windows 2000 Server was released on February 17, 2000 but many administrators began working with Active Directory in late 1999 when it was released to manufacturing (RTM) on December 15, 1999. DHCP is another network … Continued

DNS in Active Directory

IT administrators have been working with and around Active Directory since the introduction of the technology in Windows 2000 Server. Windows 2000 Server was released on February 17, 2000 but many administrators began working with Active Directory in late 1999 when it was released to manufacturing (RTM) on December 15, 1999. What is Active Directory … Continued

Active Directory Database

IT administrators have been working with and around Active Directory since the introduction of the technology in Windows 2000 Server. Windows 2000 Server was released on February 17, 2000 but many administrators began working with Active Directory in late 1999 when it was released to manufacturing (RTM) on December 15, 1999. Inside the AD Database … Continued

Group Policy Update

IT administrators have been working with and around Active Directory since the introduction of the technology in Windows 2000 Server. Windows 2000 Server was released on February 17, 2000 but many administrators began working with Active Directory in late 1999 when it was released to manufacturing (RTM) on December 15, 1999. How to Update Group … Continued

Group Policy

IT administrators have been working with and around Active Directory since the introduction of the technology in Windows 2000 Server. Windows 2000 Server was released on February 17, 2000 but many administrators began working with Active Directory in late 1999 when it was released to manufacturing (RTM) on December 15, 1999. Let’s speak about Group … Continued

Trusts in Active Directory

IT administrators have been working with and around Active Directory since the introduction of the technology in Windows 2000 Server. Windows 2000 Server was released on February 17, 2000 but many administrators began working with Active Directory in late 1999 when it was released to manufacturing (RTM) on December 15, 1999. What is Trust in AD? … Continued

3 Ways to Secure Service Accounts in Active Directory

If you’re looking for security weak spots in your organization, auditing service accounts isn’t a bad place to start. Active Directory audit should include establishing the rights assigned to each account, the password strength, the last time it was reset, and whether it is a domain account, local account, Managed Service Account (MSA), or Group Managed … Continued

SysAdmin Magazine: Data Security Challenges for IT Pros

To secure your sensitive data you need to prevent it from unauthorized access, accidental or intentional destruction, or getting compromised. The February issue of SysAdmin Magazine provides you with a number of solutions that you can use for a more effective data security strategy. This issue content: UBA Best Practices and Data Security Tips Survival … Continued