Windows & IT Security Expert, Russell Smith shows you how to configure Microsoft’s free Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) tool to secure local administrator accounts. Organizations often use the same password for local administrator accounts across all devices, leaving them vulnerable to Pass-the-Hash (PtH) attacks, which can result in sensitive domain credentials being exposed. LAPS automates regular changes of local administrator passwords, and securely stores passwords in Active Directory (AD).
As technology users, we choose to share what we share with the world. However, do you know that there is information being collected on some devices that you might not even know about? Unless you read all the terms of service, you likely don’t know.
This blog post is republished with the permission of Network Computing. The increasing range of security information sources can be overwhelming. Brian Chappell, Director of Technical Services for BeyondTrust suggests that analytics may offer assistance.
Paula Januszkiewicz explains and demos the techniques for memory acquisition, secrets to obtaining the juicy data, and how to find someone’s memory dump!
This month’s Patch Tuesday is a bit on the lighter side with only 8 bulletins. In total, 45 distinct vulnerabilities are addressed with over half belonging to Internet Explorer. At the time of release, Microsoft seemed to skip the MS15-058 bulletin, so we’ll be sure to keep an eye out for it.
BeyondTrust Acknowledged as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s Market Guide for Privileged Access Management
Gartner PAM market report 2015: BeyondTrust is among the leaders in the privileged access management market as one of three vendors to offer complete integrated solutions in the four product categories which define the PAM market.
PowerBroker for Unix & Linux v9 is now available. This is our solution for efficiently delegating Unix and Linux privileges and authorization without disclosing passwords for root or other accounts. This new release features some exciting enhancements – especially around enhanced audit, database, and API capabilities.
In this webinar, with Security Expert Randy Franklin Smith, you will learn how to define common policies for all systems, how to lump similar systems into groups and assign additional specific sudo rules to those groups of systems and even how to implement exception policies for individual systems. Sudo allows you to do all of this in a single sudoers file shared between all systems.
Ponemon Institute Cost of Data Breach Study – costs are going up – to the tune of a 23% increase in total costs of data breaches, and a 12% increase in per-record cost since 2013. Are you doing the right things to mitigate costs?
The IRS has been warned for decades about their security best practices. And now, at least 100,000 Americans have had their records compromised. How? The IRS uses a service called “Get Transcript”.