Infographic: 8 Security Holes in
Windows Group Policy Settings
Poor logon security can lead to devastating data breaches, but improving the way you manage access is no easy feat — especially if you rely on Windows Active Directory alone.
Active Directory provides just basic user security, checking that credentials supplied match stored user profiles and then opening up access to resources.
Group Policy settings related to Windows logon rights, can then be applied to further manage computer-based access control – but can be tedious to configure and fail to ensure a user really is who they say they are.
This leaves IT pros with no choice. More effective controls are needed that fill these gaps to stop unauthorized access before damage is done.