In today’s modern era of cloud computing organizations are deploying wide range of network security tools to ensure foolproof security of network. The implementation of firewalls, antivirus, Network Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS) etc. doesn’t mean that the network is fully secured. To keep any network’s security up to date it is must for administrators that they should keep analyzing the user generated, system generated, and security tools generated logs on … Read more
In today’s computing world, File Servers serve pragmatic purpose by allowing to access data through shared disk access. Workstations attached to a network can access data such as documents, files, folders, images, videos, databases, etc. through File Servers. Thus, they definitely serve as potent sources of data management. But being accessible by a wide range of users, they are equally vulnerable to organizational misuse. Therefore, dedicated File Server Auditing becomes … Read more
The importance of active directory auditing cannot be neglected in today’s world as it highlights the clear picture about how active directory is being used. Auditing for active directory reveals the truth about who has made what changes, in which object, when and from where. In addition, real-time monitoring of all changes and consistent tracking of log files help the companies including their IT Administrators to encounter the veridical dangers … Read more
What is SQL server auditing and its importance Business data needs to be maintained critically and SQL Server serves as a major database system to store all such data. Proper maintenance of SQL server is highly essential for smooth and robust performance of the server. Thus, the need to monitor them for better business management derives auditing requisites. SQL server auditing does not resolve any issue on its own but … Read more
Being central spot of network administration and security Active Directory is very much prone to security breach and fraudulent activities. For that reason, it becomes essential for IT administrators to put every possible thing into practice for protecting AD against security threats. For some, active directory might be just like any other component of the organization infrastructure, but technically it plays a crucial role in managing the organization infrastructure. Any … Read more
Lepide Software – premium enterprise level management and auditing software provider – has launched a new software application, LepideAuditor for File Server. Software is designed and developed to help organizations track and report network-wide file servers’ activities i.e. data access, permission alteration, data sharing and changes made in files and folders. LepideAuditor for File Server is an innovative and advanced auditing tool for tracking network-wide File Servers’ activities. Software also … Read more
The prime objective behind deploying Event Log Managers is to meet network security and compliance standards and thus simplify network administrator tasks. They help administrators with centralized and effective management of Windows and W3C event logs. An event can be interpreted in a variety of ways, based on circumstances. The default Event Viewer on Windows systems doesn’t provide any elaborate report to categorize every event specifically or takes proactive measures … Read more
One of the toughest challenges for the Network Administrators is to implement network wide event collection and auto-correlation between them. Over a wide network spanning across different geographical areas, collection of event logs by moving from one machine to another could be a challenging and illogical task.
A large scale network is often configured with complex services and customer applications in addition to the systems and end-point devices, no wonder then that the amount of event logs generated from each of these can be huge. In these situations, errors like “The event log is full” are a common phenomenon. What do you do in such conditions?