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March 02, 2022
IBM spinoff Kyndryl reported revenue was down in 2021, but expects three cloud partnerships and a focus on growing markets to change that.
December 01, 2021
GTT Communications and Palo Alto Networks announced they will partner to offer a managed SASE platform using Prisma Access, Palo Alto's cloud-based security function.
January 19, 2021
The SolarWinds supply chain breach is the talk of the town -- and will be for months and years to come. Get informed and be part of the conversation with our guide.
June 23, 2020
After a flurry of devastating ransomware attacks in 2019, MSPs and vendor partners are improving security to prevent history from repeating during the pandemic.
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In the context of Windows computing and Microsoft Active Directory (AD), a security identifier (SID) is a unique value that is used to identify any security entity that the operating system (OS) can authenticate. Continue Reading
A passphrase is a sentencelike string of words used for authentication that is longer than a traditional password, easy to remember and difficult to crack. Continue Reading
The rapid pace of change in the modern workplace requires new methods to control who has access to what. This Azure Active Directory feature can help IT meet those security goals. Continue Reading
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Microsoft offers multiple ways to manage users and groups in Azure Active Directory. PowerShell is one option, but it requires knowing which module to use to handle coverage gaps. Continue Reading
The security product, formerly Azure Advanced Threat Protection, taps into the cloud to uncover suspicious activity across the on-premises network. Continue Reading
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Federated identity management (FIM) is an arrangement between multiple enterprises or domains that enables their users to use the same identification data (digital identity) to access all their networks. Continue Reading
Despite implementation challenges, enterprise security leaders see zero trust as the security model of the future and are moving forward with adoption plans. Continue Reading
Rohit Dhamankar suggests implementing standardized testing of cybersecurity providers, like MSSPs and MDRs, to help companies better understand the services they're getting from each. Continue Reading
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Stronger network security could be the key to preventing a ransomware infection. Follow these five steps to protect your network from ransomware. Continue Reading
Active Directory is the key component in many organizations to keep tabs on access and identity. If the SYSVOL directory disappears, these steps can get the system fixed. Continue Reading
Common web application vulnerabilities continue to confound enterprises. Here's how to defend against them and stop enabling exploits. Continue Reading