HRIS and Exchange Recipient Policies

Getting email addresses from here to there and back again Active Directory is ever increasingly becoming the center-piece technology on which corporate identity strategies depend on. Orbiting Active Directory identities are the needs to provision those identities along with the applications that then consume those same identities to provide access and services. The art of successful provisioning is…

Cloud Security

Securing Active Directory Groups in the Cloud NASA made a revelation recently revealed that their attempts at moving to the cloud introduced security gaps. This came about after an internal review by NASA’s inspector general. Servers, files, and other resources were without the protections that had previously been in place with on-premise based controls. The…

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The Importance of Active Directory Group Ownership

Active Directory Groups are used for many different purposes. Whether it be for managing security through membership in security groups or be it at establishing simple group communications through distribution groups (lists), groups provide an excellent method to logically assemble related objects together. The term “orphan” can carry with it a negative connotation. No person,…