Azure AD Security Common Threats

Hybrid environments are a fundamental reality for businesses of every size. What that environment looks like for any given company is unique to that company. One size does not fit all, and it shouldn’t – that’s the nature of hybrid. One challenge that is not unique, however, is the need for security. Data security in…

Ransomware Attacks on Azure AD & MS 365

Understand the major security concerns in Azure AD and MS365- Explore Microsoft’s built-in security options. For a long time, Active Directory (AD) has been the default way of managing resources in organizations. As its protocols are widely known, it has remained the prime target of ransomware attacks. However, organizations are shifting to advanced cloud applications…

Set-ADUser Cmdlet for Modifying Active Directory User Properties

Table Of Contents Users’ Attributes Management with ADUC Set-ADUser Cmdlet Set-ADUser Parameters Set-ADUser Examples Change the Office and State AD Attributes Change the Title Attribute Set the Manager Property Set Properties with “Set-ADUser Replace” Replace Multiple Attributes Update Attributes for Multiple Users Update Multiple Attributes for Users from a CSV Use Alternate Credentials Clear an…

Understanding Active Directory Security Groups

Active Directory Security Groups Best Practices

Have you ever wondered how different groups of people in an organization can access a different set of resources and information? How are some people eligible to execute certain processes in the IT team while others are privileged to use the CRM application? Security groups in Active Directory make this happen. Network administrators assign privileges…

7 Best Practices for Managing Active Directory Groups

Table Of Contents Why are Directory Groups Ignored? Security Insecurity Active Directory Group Management Best Practices #1: Always Know What You Have #2: Use Standards #3: Establish Group Ownership #4: Implement Change Accountability #5: Periodically Certify #6: Automate Group Processes #7: Delete Unnecessary Active Directory Groups Putting Best Practices into Practice Active Directory groups are…

Authenticating senders with zero trust security for distribution groups

Zero Trust Security in Active Directory and Azure AD Groups

What is Zero Trust Security? Zero Trust is a security model that is built on the hypothesis that threats exist both inside and outside your network, and therefore, aims to eliminate the concept of trust from an organization’s network architecture. Its implementation centers on strict access controls (without trusting anyone by default), which translates into…

Ransomware Attacks on Active Directory

Active Directory has become a popular pathway for ransomware attacks. Take a deep dive into the exploitation tactics for proactively implementing preventive measures and disrupting threat activity. Active Directory (AD) is an on-prem identity management product that holds a plethora of identity-related information. About 90 percent of Fortune 1000 companies use Active Directory as a…

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Businesses

More than half of the global workforce is working remotely and as the pandemic continues to threaten health, we are looking at a prolonged period of hybrid working – from home and office in different proportions. One year later… In March 2020, companies across the US abruptly shuttered their offices and instructed employees to work…

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Imanami: 2020 Year in Review

2020 will be remembered as the year that changed us all. Concepts such as lockdowns, mask mandates, and social distancing were unknown to most of us. Through all the uncertainty, 2020 had its positive moments as well. We were tested and pulled from many directions, yet when it mattered, we banded together and helped each other.  We gave…

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[How-to] implement seamless Group Governance while WFH

COVID-19 has disrupted the way many people around the world work. Instead of going into an office, attending a meeting, or shaking hands with a colleague, employees are online more than ever before.  One of the biggest changes we have been witnessing amid all this, is the need of working together, in newer ways. Such a change has triggered the need for many employees to opt for collaboration tools for group governance, enabling them to stay connected, remotely. This will…