File server auditing: Excluding certain files and file types

In order to improve the efficiency of audit reports, administrators auditing a file server may decide not to monitor certain files and file types. With ADAuditPlus’ Exclude Configuration feature, certain files and file types can be excluded from auditing without …

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Tracking insider threats with AI

If you thought masked hackers in dark rooms spreading malware were your only security concern, think again.

Malicious intent isn’t always the case in such incidents. Most of the time, it’s negligence or accidental disclosure of confidential data by employees …

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Telecommuting is catching up fast—it’s on you to empower your workforce

According to Upwork’s Future Workforce Report, fifty-five percent of the surveyed managers agree that remote work among full-time employees is more common now. These same managers say they expect up to thirty-eight percent of their full-time workers will work …

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All you need to know about the November Azure AD MFA outages

In early November of 2018, Microsoft’s Azure Active Directory (AD) multi-factor authentication (MFA) service suffered two global outages. The first outage occurred on November 19, 2018, and users of Azure AD authentication services—including users of Office 365, Dynamics, and other …

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Securing Hybrid Active Directory webinar series

Active Directory (AD) administrators are heading into 2019 with security on their minds. The attacks of the past combined with the movement toward hybrid environments has added a new set of responsibilities to every AD administrator. Since many organizations now …

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Five best practices for Active Directory password management [Free webinar]

Passwords are an unavoidable part of both employees’ and IT administrators’ lives. Organizations need a solution that can combat redundant IT service calls, manage passwords efficiently, facilitate password self-service, and do much more, from anywhere, at any time. Are you …

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Minimizing membership in the local Administrators group on workstations

If you have a long list of users with administrative rights, there’s a good chance you’ve offered excessive amount of privilege to accounts that don’t need them. Your IT staff has no control over local Administrators or their desktops. This …

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ADSolutions’ year in review, Part 1: ADManager Plus

2018 has been a wonderful year for the ManageEngine ADSolutions team, filled with many exciting, new product features. As we take a look back at some of these features, we’d like to give a shout-out to all our users. We …

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Monitoring users for unusual file activity

As we discussed in a previous blog, the user behavior analytics (UBA) engine of ADAudit Plus can help administrators identify anomalies by establishing a baseline of normal activities specific to every single user. In this blog, we’ll look at …

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Conquer it with correlation—Part 3: Cryptojacking

In the previous posts of this blog series, we discussed advanced persistent threats and data breaches, highlighting the importance of data security in today’s times. In the final post of this series, we’ll talk about cryptojacking, a type of …

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