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Insights From Thought Leaders Around The Globe

The digital identities of modern enterprises exist in a dynamic environment. Read thought leadership from experts worldwide regarding the constantly changing global IT environment and insights for keeping up with growing demands, and securing against escalating threats and vulnerabilities.

Cyber Scenarios Expose Shortcomings of BMR

Ransomware and wiper attacks are causing organizations to re-evaluate their backup and recovery capabilities. An obvious concern is whether backups are safe – for example, are they offline where they can’t be encrypted or wiped. While this is a good first step, it’s just that. We also need to evaluate whether the backup and recovery … Read More

Toughen Up Your AD

Toughen Up Your AD

Request for Comments (RFC) 1823 from August 1995 introduced the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Application Programming Interface (API). One could argue that this important work served as the foundation for modern identity management. And yet, surprisingly, the word identity does not appear even once in the entire RFC. (The word directory shows up fourteen times and the word access appears … Read More

NSA sounds the alarm on BlueKeep

NSA Sounds the Alarm on BlueKeep

July 29, 2019 Update: With over 800,000 Windows systems still unpatched and vulnerable (as of July 2), concern over BlueKeep remains high, especially after a detailed guide on how to write an exploit was posted online last week.  Other indications that the vulnerability is not going unnoticed include publication of an exploit and discovery of … Read More

Hybrid Identity Protection comes in many shapes; Meet Azure AD Connect Health

Information protection consists of three pillars: confidentiality, integrity and availability. Hybrid Identity is no different; the three pillars still apply. However, availability is hard for Azure AD Connect. As a key link in the Hybrid Identity chain, it should be the focus, but not the only focus. High availability for Azure AD Connect explained About … Read More

A Valentine’s Day Premonition

This is the story of one of the most successful delivery people in the industry……this story captures one of his greatest accomplishments in recent history The Setting: Inside the Loading Dock, at the back of the building of a Global Fortune 500 company (we’ll call it “Global, Inc”) Loading Dock Security:  Can we help you? … Read More