We always have the Paladin Sentinel Monitoring console up during the day. I am still seeing mass use of the domain administrator account to RDP into servers and lots of daily RDP connections in general. There are legitimate reasons to RDP into servers.
You all may have heard Scott talking about “those ex-NSA guys at Huntress” he talks to. Bob and Scott have been stressing the importance of layers of security for proper cyber defense for many years now. CSI uses Huntress on all Windows machines.
“Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anyone else use it and change it every six months” -Clifford Stoll Password security is always on our minds. The NYS Comptroller’s Office technology audits love to list this in audit reports as an area that needs improvement.
I wanted to update you on the Microsoft authentication issues caused by the May patches. Microsoft has released an “out of band” update for the on-going Microsoft authentication issues stemming from the May Microsoft Domain Controller patches.
An update on Microsoft’s May Patch Issues with Domain Controllers and Certificate-Based Authentication
I wanted to update you on the Microsoft authentication issues caused by the May patches. This only potentially affects Microsoft Domain Controllers. More specifically it only affects Domain Controllers that are using certificates in any way for some form of authentication.
Cybersecurity Event Session Two: The Front Lines of Ransomware Speaker: Chris Loehr, Co-Founder, Service Provider Partners Chris Loehr is a cybersecurity professional and has worked firsthand on the resolution of roughly 300 ransomware incidents this past year.
Over the first three Securing Active Directory webinars, we have covered a lot of ground. If you haven’t watched them, I would encourage you to do so as they are every bit as relevant today as they were when we did them over the last couple of years.
Would you like a more organized, hardened environment considering today’s threat landscape? What actions can you take to foster better outcomes for the district should you be audited? What should you do in the interim if you can’t get the funding you need to properly secure your district? The good news is there are […]
Last week I talked about the importance of Cloud Backup in our new remote teaching and learning and back-office school environments. This week I am going to talk about secure and reliable communications. The reality is that the number one threat to your network is your users clicking on attachments or web links that lead […]
Disk encryption is growing in popularity as a means of better-securing laptops and desktops. Microsoft is offering BitLocker natively in Windows 10. Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager has a built-in BitLocker Administration console. If you don’t have SCCM, then Microsoft offers the MBAM console to manage encryption.