Articles By: Quest

Preparing for Attacks that Seek Total Annihilation

Defending your IT infrastructure against attack has never been a simple task. But things have taken a decidedly ugly turn of late: More and more attacks are simply seeking the total annihilation of your infrastructure. Any organization can be a target – or simply collateral damage from an attack targeting someone else. Sadly, many organizations are simply unprepared, and as […]

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Top 10 Active Directory Security Reports and Alerts You Need

The statistics are staggering: 95M Active Directory accounts are attacked every day and 1.2M Azure AD accounts are compromised each month. On top of that, malicious insiders are eagerly looking for data to steal, and stressed-out workers and admins are making careless mistakes. You simply can’t afford to spend hours scouring AD audit logs and taking the very real risk […]

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Top Seven Reports for Supporting a Growing Virtual Workforce

IT environments are more dynamic than ever, and having more users working from home introduces new vulnerabilities. You undoubtedly want to take full advantage of the tools you already have to strengthen Office 365 security and compliance — but you probably just don’t have the time to go digging through them to find what you need. Good news: With Quest […]

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State & Local Government Agencies – Prepare for Total Annihilation Attacks

Cybercriminals see your agency as an attractive target because of the sensitive personal data you store — including Social Security and driver’s license numbers, credit card information, and police reports. But defending your Microsoft Active Directory against attack has never been a simple task. Ransomware seeking the total annihilation of state and local governments’ IT infrastructures has increased in frequency […]

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State and Local Government Agencies’ SharePoint Migration Planning Guide

Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 migration projects are inherently complicated and risky – and this goes double for state and local government agencies. Your SharePoint environment is critical to the productivity of your agency, but consolidating and migrating the legacy infrastructure is a daunting task given your resource and budget constraints. So how can you ensure a successful SharePoint content […]

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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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