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How UserLock Guards against Shared or Stolen Windows AD Network Logins

How UserLock Guards against Shared or Stolen Windows AD Network Logins

If you ask your neighbors to watch your house and keep an eye out for any signs of forced entry when you go on holiday, you’re going to miss the burglar who steals your keys and walks right through the front door. The most worrying thing about compromised credentials is that you’re not likely to … Continued

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Are you Identifying and Monitoring End-Users Network and File Access?

Are you Identifying and Monitoring End-Users Network and File Access?

Recent IS Decisions research among 1500 healthcare, finance, and legal sector workers in both the US and the UK highlighted the current status of how organizations are securing their networks and sensitive information within. The results shed light on how much more needs to be done to mitigate the risk of both security and compliance … Continued

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Concurrent Session Control in Healthcare for CMS compliance

Concurrent Session Control in Healthcare for CMS compliance

“UserLock is the only solution on the market that allows our organisation to fulfill the CMS compliance requirements for its government contracts. It is absolutely critical to our business in this respect, but brings with it numerous other benefits in usability and reporting functionality.” Technology Editor for Active Directory, Leading US Healthcare Insurance Provider   … Continued

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Growing Access Management Responsibilites for 2016

Growing Access Management Responsibilites for 2016

Access management responsibilites are extending. There are more and more reasons people need access to information to do their jobs. And it’s not just employees. The ‘extended enterprise’ means your supply chain, your partners and even your customers need access, or temporary access, to sensitive information such as company data, financial data, patient data and personal data. … Continued

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Managing Temporary Changes to Users Access Control Policy

Managing Temporary Changes to Users Access Control Policy

The release of UserLock 8.5 strengthens user access control policy by enabling administrators to securely manage temporary changes to users’ network access rights. Temporary network access rights To secure sensitive information, an organization may need to restrict the amount of time employees, contractors or external partners can access certain systems. Users should be provided with … Continued

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The wealth of Personal Information accessed in Anthem Network Breach

The wealth of Personal Information accessed in Anthem Network Breach

Anthem, the second largest health insurer in the United States, are the latest high profile victim of a major data security breach. Compromised network credentials for up to 5 employees are thought to have been used to gain unauthorized network access to a corporate database, reportedly containing a wealth of personal information on current and … Continued

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Secure Network Access & Avoid Security Breaches from your Employees

Secure Network Access & Avoid Security Breaches from your Employees

So you want to secure network access (and access attempts) across your Windows Server-based Network? You’re absolutely right. Security breaches are often caused by a combination of human error and security inadequacies related to authenticated users access. This post will outline how UserLock can help provide organizations with the automated safeguards and real-time visibility that … Continued

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Six steps to multi device security in the age of BYOD

Six steps to multi device security in the age of BYOD

The reason BYOD (bring your own device) causes concern for IT managers is it equates to a wider base of devices gaining access to network resource, often devices outside of the IT department’s control. We know that employees are frequently requesting to be able to use their own devices for work, and the practice is … Continued

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Windows Security Authenticated Users: How to start taking internal security more seriously

Windows Security Authenticated Users: How to start taking internal security more seriously

On average, a total of about 1,200 internal security breaches occur in UK businesses every single day. In the US, the figure is over 2,500. These figures are based on recent research in which 500 IT decision makers whether they had had an internal security breach in the last year. Yet despite this huge prolificacy, … Continued

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Protecting Outlook Web Access and ActiveSync on Exchange with UserLock

Protecting Outlook Web Access and ActiveSync on Exchange with UserLock

To meet the demands of a remote and mobile workforce, today most companies offer employees access to their company mailbox from outside the office. This is most likely accomplished by either using Outlook Web Access (OWA) with a web browser or by using their phone with an ActiveSync mail client. Because these two common ways … Continued

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