Active Directory and LDAP Security News
May 05, 2015
Microsoft has released its Local Administrator Password Solution for a common admin login account across all domain-joined computers in hopes that it will decrease pass-the-hash attacks.
July 15, 2014
Despite what may be a dangerous new Active Directory "pass the hash" attack variant, Microsoft has downplayed the issue as a technical limitation.
October 25, 2013
The principle of least privilege is ingrained in IT security culture, but a survey shows many enterprises are not tightly managing user rights.
February 08, 2008
Analyst Mark Diodati describes the leaders of the identity management market; IBM's Joe Anthony explains Big Blue's strategy and Novell's Dale Olds on user-centric identity.
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