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Windows vs. Unix-like security

What is your view in terms of Windows vs. Unix-like OS security? Quora discussion here seems intere...

Dragan Pleskonjic @ 11/10/2017 1:24 PM | Comments (1)

User Groups in Active Directory

Dear colleagues,My question is relative to Active Directory of Microsoft and the use of User Groups...

Xluquex @ 10/20/2017 6:24 AM | Comments (1)

how to ensure WSUS updates distribution across different platforms?

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Assaad868 @ 2/11/2017 11:11 PM | Comments (2)

How to disable Windows Server 2012 Metro UI?

Not now but may be in future we will do system administration via touch screen.Is there a way to di...

-adnan- @ 6/11/2015 12:53 PM | Comments (4)

DUMPACL ---Who still uses this?

I use DumpACL /DumpSEC for all my audits/pen tests to dump listings of users and groups in AD/Windo...

Stewart141 @ 10/22/2014 12:54 PM | Comments (1)

Validating WIN Workstation Settings

Has anyone had experience with using auditing tools such as McAfee Policy Auditor to validate WIN w...

RobRamer @ 9/19/2014 11:44 AM | Comments (1)

Windows 9 is coming with Start Menu

Great News. Windows 9 i coming with Start Menu. The article showing leaked images of new windows an...

nooruddin @ 9/3/2014 11:27 PM | Comments (0)

How to Audit USB activities of users in windows?

Is there a way to audit USB activities of users in windows?

Gopichand P @ 8/16/2014 5:22 AM | Comments (5)

Domain Admin Account Testing

I am testing users with access to Domain Account. Since it is a shared account I am asking who has ...

Flavia Stone @ 8/6/2013 4:03 PM | Comments (5)

Identify true inactive AD account

Does anyone have any insights to share on this? I understand that some Windows Audit tools like ADM...

Annie164 @ 5/21/2013 9:33 PM | Comments (2)

Randy Franklin Smith's Active Directory Audit Program

Has anyone ever used Randy Franklin Smith's Active Directory Audit Program, or taken his online tra...

Vincent084 @ 11/20/2012 2:01 PM | Comments (2)

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To all Windows topic members,The Windows topic is undergoing some changes. At the suggestion of ISA...

Tammie111 @ 7/19/2012 11:03 AM | Comments (0)

What is the best tool to use when you want to analyse a Windows Domain Controlller

I have been asked to analyse user accounts configured on a Windows Domain Controller server. What i...

Lusayo758 @ 5/2/2012 3:28 AM | Comments (8)

Exciting New Change - E-mail Enabled Alerts!

ISACA is pleased to announce the launch of email-enabled discussions!  Once you enable this feature...

Tammie111 @ 11/18/2011 5:25 PM | Comments (1)

How to log / monitor file access on Win Servers?

I need to solve a business requirement:to be able to log and monitor file read and modification on ...

Gergely @ 9/27/2011 12:09 AM | Comments (0)

RE: DUMPACL ---Who still uses this?

I do. It is actually still being taught as part of Auditing Windows/Active Directory.

tfobrien @ 2/26/2015 12:49 PM

RE: How to Audit USB activities of users in windows?

Did you look into the product "IEF" by Magnetic Forensics? See the URL "http://www.m...

Howard. Glassman @ 2/21/2015 8:03 PM

RE: Domain Admin Account Testing

The challenge is to establish an accountability with shared user account and password. The best way...

Hrishikesh490 @ 2/11/2015 2:23 AM

RE: Validating WIN Workstation Settings

I don't have experience with McAfee but Nessus has a compliance audit feature that  you can use to ...

Stewart141 @ 10/16/2014 8:44 AM

RE: Randy Franklin Smith's Active Directory Audit Program

This is an old post but I've taken a few free webinars with Randy and always found them quite helpf...

RobRamer @ 9/19/2014 11:40 AM

RE: Domain Admin Account Testing

Good Solution.

Gopichand P @ 8/16/2014 5:14 AM

RE: What is the best tool to use when you want to analyse a Windows Domain Controlller

1) Active Directory Best Practices Analyzer (ADBPA) tool2) Microsoft Product Support (MPS) Reports ...

Gopichand P @ 8/16/2014 4:46 AM

RE: What is the best tool to use when you want to analyse a Windows Domain Controlller

GFL Languard is a good tool but you need to put Admin Credentials to perform the scan ...

SONU498 @ 11/20/2013 12:52 AM

RE: Identify true inactive AD account

The simplest solution would be to run the utility on each domain within the enterprise. Depending o...

RKinNC @ 8/15/2013 10:57 AM

RE: Domain Admin Account Testing

You will have to do some event correlation. IF you have a shared account the account will have a sp...

RKinNC @ 8/15/2013 10:49 AM

RE: What is the best tool to use when you want to analyse a Windows Domain Controlller

+1 for MBSA, gives you details about which accounts are in the Administrator group, which local acc...

Haroon141 @ 2/8/2013 8:18 AM

RE: What is the best tool to use when you want to analyse a Windows Domain Controlller

Try the good old Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer(MBSA)

Vincent084 @ 11/30/2012 8:42 AM

RE: What is the best tool to use when you want to analyse a Windows Domain Controlller

IMHO Dcdiag is too technical for auditors. System Administrator can allow sufficient access to an a...

A. Anwer Abbas @ 5/26/2012 9:19 PM

What is the best tool to use when you want to analyse a Windows Domain Controlller

I have been asked to analyse user accounts configured on a Windows Domain Controller server. What i...

Lusayo758 @ 5/2/2012 3:28 AM | Comments (8)

Domain Admin Account Testing

I am testing users with access to Domain Account. Since it is a shared account I am asking who has ...

Flavia Stone @ 8/6/2013 4:03 PM | Comments (5)

How to Audit USB activities of users in windows?

Is there a way to audit USB activities of users in windows?

Gopichand P @ 8/16/2014 5:22 AM | Comments (5)

How to disable Windows Server 2012 Metro UI?

Not now but may be in future we will do system administration via touch screen.Is there a way to di...

-adnan- @ 6/11/2015 12:53 PM | Comments (4)

how to ensure WSUS updates distribution across different platforms?

how to make sure all WSUS clients update regularly status, and WSUS server proper distribution of r...

Assaad868 @ 2/11/2017 11:11 PM | Comments (2)

Identify true inactive AD account

Does anyone have any insights to share on this? I understand that some Windows Audit tools like ADM...

Annie164 @ 5/21/2013 9:33 PM | Comments (2)

Randy Franklin Smith's Active Directory Audit Program

Has anyone ever used Randy Franklin Smith's Active Directory Audit Program, or taken his online tra...

Vincent084 @ 11/20/2012 2:01 PM | Comments (2)

User Groups in Active Directory

Dear colleagues,My question is relative to Active Directory of Microsoft and the use of User Groups...

Xluquex @ 10/20/2017 6:24 AM | Comments (1)

Validating WIN Workstation Settings

Has anyone had experience with using auditing tools such as McAfee Policy Auditor to validate WIN w...

RobRamer @ 9/19/2014 11:44 AM | Comments (1)

DUMPACL ---Who still uses this?

I use DumpACL /DumpSEC for all my audits/pen tests to dump listings of users and groups in AD/Windo...

Stewart141 @ 10/22/2014 12:54 PM | Comments (1)

Exciting New Change - E-mail Enabled Alerts!

ISACA is pleased to announce the launch of email-enabled discussions!  Once you enable this feature...

Tammie111 @ 11/18/2011 5:25 PM | Comments (1)

Windows vs. Unix-like security

What is your view in terms of Windows vs. Unix-like OS security? Quora discussion here seems intere...

Dragan Pleskonjic @ 11/10/2017 1:24 PM | Comments (1)

Windows 9 is coming with Start Menu

Great News. Windows 9 i coming with Start Menu. The article showing leaked images of new windows an...

nooruddin @ 9/3/2014 11:27 PM | Comments (0)

Windows Topic Notification

To all Windows topic members,The Windows topic is undergoing some changes. At the suggestion of ISA...

Tammie111 @ 7/19/2012 11:03 AM | Comments (0)

How to log / monitor file access on Win Servers?

I need to solve a business requirement:to be able to log and monitor file read and modification on ...

Gergely @ 9/27/2011 12:09 AM | Comments (0)