Cleaning up inactive user accounts in Active Directory

When employees leave organizations, their user accounts often remain in Active Directory (AD) without gathering much attention. The passwords on these accounts remain unchanged when no longer in use, which could lead to potential compromise. For optimum security, enterprises should …

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Notify users about their random passwords via SMS

In a previous blog, we saw why generating random passwords is key to securing new user accounts for your Active Directory environment. But random passwords for new user accounts also need to be securely transmitted to the end user. …

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Combating threats with UEBA: Money matters 

In this four-part series, we explore hypothetical cyberattacks inspired by real-life events in four different industries: healthcare, finance, manufacturing, and education. We’ll take a look at unforeseen security attack scenarios, and discover how user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) …

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Onboarding and offboarding users in hybrid AD has never been easier

By 2020, Gartner predicts that 90 percent of organizations will adopt hybrid identity infrastructures. Hybrid Active Directory (AD) environments let you leverage the powerful on-premises AD while harnessing the capabilities of the cloud-based AD and enhancing productivity and flexibility. A …

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Secure newly created user accounts with random passwords

Whether creating a new user in Active Directory (AD) or resetting a password, there are times when administrators need to assign users a randomly-generated password. When random passwords aren’t used, administrators often use the same password for newly created user …

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Yet another Exchange Online incident: All about EX191574 

On September 25, 2019, Exchange Online users began facing an issue that prevents RTF emails including attachments from being sent to external domains. According to Microsoft, the issue was caused by a recent change made to Exchange Online that introduced …

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Announcing our weekly podcast series—subscribe now and start listening

Have you ever imagined listening to your favorite IT security expert discuss the ways you can enhance the security posture of your environment on-the go? Now you can!

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our weekly podcast series where …

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Password sync in hybrid Active Directory

On any given day, employees toggle between multiple business-critical applications, both on-premises and cloud-based, requiring them to remember different passwords. This often leads to password fatigue and, subsequently, a surge in password-related help desk calls.

Although IT administrators can manually …

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Combating threats with UEBA: Health is wealth

In this four-part series, Combating threats with UEBA, we explore hypothetical cyberattacks inspired by real-life events in four different industries: healthcare, finance, manufacturing, and education. We’ll take a look at unforeseen security attack scenarios, and discover how user and entity …

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