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By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Feb 23, 2016

How does Active Directory in the cloud work?

Administrators responsible for cloud management can use Active Directory in Azure to set limits on the amount of resources and app availability. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Manage Apr 15, 2016

Active Directory disaster recovery: Top remote uses

Active Directory can be an effective medium for remote disaster recovery. These guidelines will help your organization replicate an AD database to a remote location. Continue Reading


By Dan Sullivan Evaluate Apr 07, 2016

How does AWS Directory Service offer security benefits?

AWS has begun providing Active Directory management in the cloud. Expert Dan Sullivan explains this new Amazon service and what it means for users. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Mar 04, 2016

How does Azure Active Directory Connect help admins?

The Azure AD Connect tool helps administrators with an on-premises Active Directory environment, but also helps manage resources from the Azure cloud. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Evaluate Mar 03, 2016

What tools can manage Active Directory in Azure?

There are several Azure Active Directory management tools to help administrators create or modify services, and manage and organize users. Continue Reading


By Nick Lewis Problem Solve Mar 02, 2016

How can a directory traversal attack be mitigated?

A new iOS flaw could allow attackers to conduct directory traversal attacks on AirDrop-enabled devices. Nick Lewis explains how enterprises should handle the threat. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Problem Solve Sep 30, 2015

How to plan an Active Directory backup and restoration

I need to back up Active Directory, but I'm not sure which method to use. What are my options for a painless backup and restoration effort? Continue Reading


Get Started Dec 24, 2015

Can Amazon Simple AD replace Active Directory?

How does Amazon's Simple AD differ from Microsoft's Active Directory, and what security issues should be considered before creating a Simple AD? Expert Dan Sullivan explains. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Mar 08, 2016

How does privileged identity management work in Azure Active Directory?

Organizations that assign privileged access to certain users can lose track of who has access to what. Privileged user monitoring ensures users comply with corporate policies. Continue Reading


By Tayla Holman Manage Nov 24, 2015

The top Active Directory tools and techniques for backup and restore

A business with a broken Active Directory can crumple without this key piece of infrastructure. Learn how to plan an Active Directory backup and restoration. Continue Reading