Articles By: Quest

COVID-19 Active Directory Vulnerabilities and Attacks that Seek Total Annihilation

Defending your IT infrastructure against cyber attacks has never been a simple task — and the current coronavirus pandemic has made it even tougher. With work from home exploding and IT teams forgoing security initiatives to enable remote access and ensure productivity of remote workers, attackers are striking hard and fast. Moreover, more and more attacks are now seeking not […]

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Office 365 and Azure AD Security Events to Monitor During the COVID-19 Crisis

Is your organization really more secure now that you’re running applications in the cloud? Don’t forget that users can still perform high-risk actions in the cloud, and account credentials can still be compromised. Unfortunately, native auditing tools for Office 365 and Azure AD retain audit events in logs for only a limited time. They offer only a small window into […]

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Implementing NIST, ESAE and Red Forest Cybersecurity Principles in Active Directory

Insider threats, whether accidental or intentional, show no signs of abating, so shielding user credentials from attack and theft has quickly risen as a priority for IT administrators. Smart companies are adopting NIST Cybersecurity and Microsoft’s ESAE (“Red Forest”) as models for protecting credentials, particularly those that reside in Active Directory. Download your complimentary copy of this white paper today […]

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The Definitive Guide to SharePoint Migration Planning

The most important part of any migration is the preparation — plan properly before you migrate anything, and not only will your migration go more smoothly, but you will have a healthier target environment going forward, which will reduce risk as well as support and maintenance costs. Planning is particularly important when migrating powerful and complex business platforms like SharePoint. […]

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Office 365 and Email Migration: Eight Lessons Learned

If you’re considering an Office 365 or email migration and want to tap into some great advice from your peers who have already been there, read this collection of eight lessons learned. For example: “Each customer is different so the migrations are different also. Any migration of Lotus to Exchange, Exchange to Exchange, or Exchange to O365 must be well […]

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7 Question Quiz – How good is your AD Backup and Recovery Solution?

Is your AD backup and recovery solution ready for today’s challenges? To find out, take this quick quiz. You may not be as protected as you think. Here’s the checklist… Does your current solution provide:• Object-level and attribute-level recovery• Group Policy object (GPO) recovery• Automated domain-level recovery• Automated forest-level recovery• Bare-metal recovery• Comparison reports• A hybrid approach If you can […]

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