Data Discovery Game Winners

Hi Guys, Thank you for taking part in our competition. You’ve collected a ton of sensitive data! To discover even more sensitive data try Netwrix Auditor – Data Discovery and Classification Edition, scheduled for general release on 12 April 2018. And the lucky winners are: Ramiz Shaikh (289 scores) Sean Preetorius (287 scores) Rouzbeh Ghabchi … Continued

Windows PowerShell vs Command Prompt (cmd): Which to Choose

What is the Windows Command Prompt? Windows Command Prompt (also known as the command line, cmd.exe or simply cmd) is a command shell based on the MS-DOS operating system from the 1980s that enables a user to interact directly with the operating system. Specifically, this venerable command shell provides an environment to run applications and … Continued

SysAdmin Magazine: Best Tech Bloggers 2018

Enjoy the best posts written by five 2018 Sysadmin Blog Awards winners in this special edition of SysAdmin Magazine. These select five writers cover everything you care about the most – from network hacking and cloud security to free InfoSec trainings, sysadmin jokes and more. In this issue: A closer look at why ‘carpet bombing’ of phishing email endures Organizations of … Continued

GDPR Implications for US Companies: Principles and Requirements

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on May 25, 2018. This law significantly improves data protection for individuals and introduces new rules for all organizations that process and store the personal data of EU residents. Does the GDPR apply to US companies? Unlike compliance standards that are industry-specific or apply only … Continued

2018 SysAdmin Blog Awards Winners

Hi Guys, Thank you for voting in the 2018 SysAdmin Blog Awards! The awards, which are run by SysAdmin Magazine, recognize the brightest tech blogs for sharing knowledge and helping the IT community stay on top of the hottest IT trends. The winners were determined by the editorial team of SysAdmin Magazine based on reader feedback, variety of … Continued

Data Classification: What It Is, Why You Should Care and How to Perform It

Organizations have limited resources to invest in safeguarding their data. Knowing exactly what data needs protection will help you set priorities and develop a sound plan so you can allocate your budget and other resources wisely, minimizing security and compliance costs. The best place to start is by classifying your data. Data classification provides a … Continued

Top Seven Challenges with Active Directory

Microsoft Active Directory (AD) is a reliable, scalable solution for managing users, resources and authentication in a Windows environment. However, like any software tool, it has limitations that can be difficult to overcome. Here are the top seven challenges with Active Directory and some options for addressing them: Challenge #1. Active Directory depends on Windows … Continued

2018 SysAdmin Blog Awards Finalists

Hi Guys, We are happy to announce the finalists for the 2018 SysAdmin BlogAwards. The awards, which are run by SysAdmin Magazine, recognize the most influential and tech-savvy blogs for the value they bring to the IT community. The shortlist was chosen by SysAdmin Magazine’s editorial team based on reader feedback, regularity of blog posts and variety … Continued

Netwrix and SysAdmin Magazine Announce 2018 SysAdmin Blog Awards

Hi IT Pros, We announce a call for nominations for the 2018 SysAdmin Blog Awards, which will recognize the most influential and tech-savvy blogs for the value they bring to the IT community. For the second year in a row, IT professionals, freelancers and corporate tech bloggers are welcome to submit their blogs or any … Continued

Data Discovery Game. Play Now!

Hi Guys! Have you ever heard of sensitive data discovery and classification? With all the buzz surrounding GDPR, identifying sensitive data is something every IT folks should constantly practice. Luckily, Netwrix has come to the rescue. First, we have developed a brand-new game so you can sharpen your data discovery skills. Second, we have been … Continued