07.31.2015, Comments Off, Change Auditing, event, Security, by .

Organization’s computer systems hold sensitive information which can be conceded in various ways, like; malicious or unintentional actions, or through the failure of software or electronic components. Malicious attacks or cyber-attacks causes an immense amount of damage to organization’s integrity and security. Hacking of organization’s data through cyber-attacks are increasingly communal today. Cyber-attacks and their subsequent safety breaches are a part of swiftly growing Read more...

07.24.2015, Comments Off, Change Auditing, Security, by .

Compromising Domain Controllers (DC) is equivalent to endangering the entire Active Directory. The logic behind this is simple—when an attacker gets access to the Domain Controller, he will be able to access and change everything related to the AD domain. A hacker who has got access to Domain Controllers may: cause damage to AD DS database access the security database and the information therein leak the security configuration information change security configurations to access domain Read more...

07.23.2015, Comments Off, Miscellaneous, by .

They hound you day after day, they try every trick in the book to get you on the phone and if one of these poor souls are lucky enough to get through they talk AT you like you care what they say. IT sales people more often than not are not a welcome interruption for the IT Manager. On average an IT Manager will get 12-14 calls a day from some vendor or reseller wanting to pitch their wares. Often the sales rep is making 100+ calls a day into unsuspecting IT Managers and yet the reality is Read more...

06.26.2015, Comments Off, AD Self Service, by .

  Passwords are used in many ways to protect your data, systems, and networks. Password management is significant as it safeguards your sensitive business and personal information against hacking, illicit access, and filched data.Using same password everywhere is not an acclaimed solution as it may cause trouble to your security. If a hacker has one of your password then there is a probability that he may have all your passwords. Therefore, it’s better to use different passwords Read more...

06.19.2015, Comments Off, General, Security, by .

Are you a Windows administrator in charge of the IT network of the organization? There are chances that you make mistakes on many fronts. But don’t worry. You are not alone. We here will tell you the most common mistakes that IT administrators fall prey to. 1. Not planning IT infrastructure and resources As an administrator you can ignore planning only at your own peril. You are in charge of everything— IT infrastructure, Group Policy management, user management, permission management, Read more...

06.03.2015, Comments Off, File Server Auditor, by .

Security Auditing of an enterprise – whether in an extremely large organization or a smaller one is one of the most important concern pertaining to protect your confidential or private data from hackers eyes. Unauthorized file access, falsification and even deletion and modification of files & folders has become a common phenomenon in organizations where it becomes difficult to audit events, track malicious user actions & monitor illegal access.

05.25.2015, Comments Off, Migration, by .

Every Exchange administrator will frankly admit that Exchange to Exchange/Office is a tedious task even for a seasoned administrator. Owing to the complexities involved, organizations go for Exchange migration only after detailed study and planning. LepideMigrator for Exchange (LME) is a professional tool that automates the data migration between two Exchange Servers that are located in same or different domains. It migrates data to Office 365 cloud too. Some important features and facilities Read more...

05.18.2015, Comments Off, Active Directory Management, AD Self Service, by .

Self-service password reset solutions are a great way to reduce the work of IT departments and help desk administrators. According to a recent study conducted by system analysts, 30% of the queries which are sent to the IT helpdesk are related to password and account management only. These queries not only increase the workload of IT departments, but are also a cause of reduction in productivity. Such organizations can get rid of this problem by enabling self-service password reset solutions Read more...

05.01.2015, Comments Off, Migration, SharePoint, by .

Migration of Security Permissions and Remapping of Users SharePoint is a Microsoft platform for collaborative working and document sharing. You can place files and folders that are collectively used by many users on SharePoint to make collaboration and sharing more efficient. The SharePoint features like check in/check out, publishing, versioning, and single instance storage allows users to work more effectively. When an organization starts using SharePoint, it is necessary to move many Read more...

04.20.2015, Comments Off, Exchange Server, Migration, Office 365, by .

The biggest hazard involved in upgrading Exchange Server in any organization is the migration of mailboxes and its contents. The process of transferring emails includes different challenges such as compatibility with the new server, incomplete migration, non-selective transfer, no option to recover corrupted mailboxes, etc. In this article, we will describe the issues in migrating emails while upgrading the Exchange Server and their resolution. Limitations of Inbuilt Tools Inbuilt tools Read more...