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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?

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)

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 (4)

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 (1)

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)

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)

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: How to Audit USB activities of users in windows?

HI,If i have understood your concern in correct manner, you mean to say you would like to monitor t...

Anand292 @ 1/2/2018 12:49 AM

RE: Domain Admin Account Testing

Hi,in shared account scenario, it is difficult to establish an accountability of user id and the ac...

Anand292 @ 12/25/2017 2:00 AM

RE: Windows vs. Unix-like security

Hi,i am not agree with the comparison. Each OS has its pro and cons.

Anand292 @ 12/25/2017 1:55 AM

RE: User Groups in Active Directory

Hi colleague,I could not able to get, what is mean by " Which servers are using "local_ad...

Anand292 @ 12/25/2017 1:50 AM

RE: how to ensure WSUS updates distribution across different platforms?

Hi Peter,As per my knowledge, WSUS got updated to SCCM (System Center configuration Manager) and it...

Anand292 @ 12/25/2017 1:43 AM

RE: Domain Admin Account Testing

I second Hrishesh490's opinion. It would be best to create personalised account, like a_<UserHer...

Peter Huerlimann @ 8/8/2017 5:18 PM

RE: how to ensure WSUS updates distribution across different platforms?

Do you want a kind of reporting capability or are you looking for something else? Which different p...

Peter Huerlimann @ 8/8/2017 5:11 PM

RE: 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...

Peter Huerlimann @ 8/8/2017 5:06 PM

RE: How to disable Windows Server 2012 Metro UI?

Alternatively one could resort to third party tools like classic shell. (http://www.classicshell.ne...

Peter Huerlimann @ 8/8/2017 5:04 PM

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

I know its an old thread, but maybe want to have a look at Lumension Device Control. https://www.lu...

Peter Huerlimann @ 8/8/2017 4:57 PM

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

I think some clarification on what exactly you are defining as "activities" would be help...

DanP51 @ 7/7/2016 9:10 AM

RE: How to disable Windows Server 2012 Metro UI?

If you don't like to Metro UI, I recommend you don't install the Desktop Experience or Install Serv...

Alessandro Cardoso @ 4/6/2016 11:24 PM

RE: 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 1:31 PM

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

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 (4)

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)

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)

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 (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)