SysAdmin Magazine: Assess Your Risks or Die Tryin’

IT systems are like high-performance racecars — they need to be constantly maintained, updated and tuned. The November edition of Sysadmin Magazine explores the most common IT security risks and offers effective techniques for assessing and reducing them so you can always win the security race. In this issue, you’ll find: What’s New in Netwrix … Continued

Active Directory Management: Top 7 Common Mistakes

Managing Active Directory is not an easy task, but someone has to do it. If this “someone” is you, then you should always keep in mind that human beings make mistakes, even if they are AD gurus. To minimize the risk of such mistakes from happening on your watch, I’ll walk you through the most common … Continued

The Top 5 IT Security Trends for 2018

In 2017, the IT community was primarily focused on mitigating external threats, such as cloud hacks and state-sponsored cyber attacks. However, many of this year’s data breaches — notably Equifax and Anthem — were actually the result of insider misuse or human mistakes. These breaches clearly demonstrate that building even the most robust perimeter defense … Continued

Brace Yourself — HIPAA Security Risk Assessment Is at Your Door

I’m horrified by the torture organizations go through to prepare for HIPAA audits. To help, I’ve put together the key concepts around risk analysis and the seven steps for getting started. Do you work for a HIPAA-covered entity or business associate? Then you may be wondering exactly what IT security risk assessment is required for … Continued

5 Things You Need to Know about IT Risk Assessment

With threats to sensitive data growing in both number and sophistication every day, organizations cannot afford a scattershot approach to security. Instead, they need to focus their limited IT budgets and resources on the specific vulnerabilities in their unique security posture. To do this, they need to identify, analyze and prioritize the risks to the … Continued

SysAdmin Magazine: IT Horror Stories

IT world is a thrilling place full of unpredictable cybersecurity threats. Do ransomware attacks, malicious insiders or unexpected auditors make your blood run cold? In this special Halloween edition of SysAdmin Magazine, we’ll walk you through the scariest IT stories and instruct you how to fight the danger in the most effective way. In this … Continued

What’s New in Netwrix Auditor 9.5

Today, Netwrix Corporation released a new version of Netwrix Auditor, a visibility platform for user behavior analysis and risk mitigation that enables control over changes, configurations and access in hybrid IT environments to protect data regardless of its location. The platform provides security intelligence to identify security holes, detect anomalies in user behavior and investigate threat … Continued