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Robert Bobel

Robert is a former Director of Product Management at Netwrix. He combines 20 years of IT management and enterprise software experience to provide strategic vision to his high-performance teams through times of growth and change.
IT Operations
April 7, 2017

Fast and Simple DNS Auditing

Microsoft DNS (Domain Name Service) is the service for all computer name resolution for both the Internet and also for Microsoft’s Active Directory. Every web browser request, every Active...
Security & Compliance
October 19, 2020

Why Is SIEM Losing Steam?

A recent study reported by CIO magazine revealed SIEM challenges, saying that 1/3 of SIEM owners would stop using their current solution in favor of a more efficient and affordable solution. The...
IT Operations
July 13, 2020

Find Account Lockout Source and Fix Faster for Free

There has been a surge in the number of account lockout incidents in the past several years. The increase is in large part due to the number of BYOD devices that are connecting to today’s networks....
Security & Compliance
February 25, 2019

New HIPAA 2013 changes require more organizations to comply

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a HIPAA 2013 omnibus ruling in January that expands the list of organizations that must comply with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability...
Security & Compliance
April 7, 2017

Intrusive agents will cause audit failures

Over the past several months I have had the pleasure of speaking with many customers who are looking to switch out their existing auditing platform for NetWrix Change Reporter Suite. They are most...
Security & Compliance
October 17, 2019

Software agents: the good, the bad and the ugly

Anytime a software vendor’s says they require the use of agents red flags should go up in the mind of the consumer. Taking a little extra time to review and understand the reason for the agent...
Security & Compliance
June 6, 2018

Reducing the cost of employee owned mobile devices

The broad appeal of using personal mobile devices at work has driven IT to develop effective employee device policies. While allowing employees to “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) does have its...
IT Operations
February 25, 2019

Interpreting Active Directory audit data, not so simple!

It had been a while since I needed to comb through event logs to figure out some change in Active Directory. Having just joined NetWrix, I thought it may be a good idea to spend some time reviewing...