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Windows Group Policy for Login Security

Windows Group Policy for Login Security

The use of Windows Group Policy is often the tool of choice for the strict administration of Active Directory (AD) user accounts. But for logon and access policies, Group Policies can be tedious to configure, particularly so for small and medium-sized business (SMBs) with limited on-site IT expertise.  GDPR introduction has upped the stakes All … Continued

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Find Active Directory Users Logged on in a Domain – and more

Find Active Directory Users Logged on in a Domain – and more

To detect where your Active Directory users are logged on in real-time, watch this 2-minute overview of UserLock. It will also show you how to react and respond to any login, direct from the UserLock console, and how to start controlling and restricting how your users can connect. Video Transcription: Real-Time Visibility for all AD … Continued

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Why SMBs believe their data is unsafe in the cloud

Why SMBs believe their data is unsafe in the cloud

Two thirds (61%) of small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) believe that their data is unsafe in the cloud, with almost a third (29%) saying that they have suffered a breach since moving to the cloud for storage. Our new report, “Under a cloud of suspicion,” draws on research conducted with 300 heads of security within … Continued

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School Network Management. You’ve got your work cut out!

School Network Management. You’ve got your work cut out!

  If you’re responsible for school network management at a school, college or university, I don’t envy you. You have a tough job. Not only do you need to keep out the usual external threats like viruses, trojan horses, hackers and the like from your network; you need to ensure that you protect against students’ … Continued

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On-Premises & Cloud Storage. Audit & Respond to your Hybrid File Environment.

On-Premises & Cloud Storage. Audit & Respond to your Hybrid File Environment.

With the new launch of FileAudit 6, IT professionals can now get insights into the access to and usage of data stored across both cloud and on-premises environments. Furthermore, FileAudit can now automatically respond and take action when an alert is triggered.     What’s new with FileAudit 6.0 IS Decisions has made two major … Continued

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Windows File System Auditing. Video Tutorials for FileAudit

Windows File System Auditing. Video Tutorials for FileAudit

The IS Decisions team have made a new series of video tutorials on FileAudit – the file system auditing software. The Video Tutorials are designed to further complement existing resources that include support, documentation and a help section that includes your frequently asked questions. A how-to on Windows File System Auditing The full tutorial playlist … Continued

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How to See Who Last Accessed or Last Modified your Windows Files

How to See Who Last Accessed or Last Modified your Windows Files

As an important security and compliance measure, watch how you can easily identify activity on your most sensitive shared files and folders. With FileAudit you can see who last accessed or modified your Windows files. It not only gives you optimal visibility into what is happening to your organization’s data but the opportunity to react quickly … Continued

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Stronger Access Control Management

Stronger Access Control Management

If your Windows network has data that could be of any value to someone without proper authorization to access it, then your organization needs stronger access control. The demand for secure access poses a serious challenge to IT professionals. IT have to balance network security with the need from users for quick and easy access … Continued

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Monitor File Changes on Your Windows Servers

Monitor File Changes on Your Windows Servers

Monitoring file changes on your Windows servers is one of the simplest tasks in keeping sensitive data safe but also one of the most neglected areas in many environments. Who accessed a particular file share, and what changes happened? If you’re not able to answer this question quickly, you’re not alone. FileAudit addresses this weakness … Continued

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Force Remote Logoff after Idle Time

Force Remote Logoff after Idle Time

With UserLock, watch how IT administrators can easily set an automatic forced logoff, on all locked or open machines, after a certain idle time. This can include remote desktop sessions opened by the domain user.     Resolving Optimization and Security Issues Fast and fluid access to shared workstations is key to their utility, but … Continued

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