Active Directory security
- September 27, 2018
At its Ignite 2018 conference, Microsoft declared an end to the password era and extended support for its Microsoft Authenticator app to Azure AD-connected apps.
- July 20, 2018
Microsoft introduced its new Identity Bounty Program that offers up to $100,000 in rewards for reported vulnerabilities in its identity services, such as Azure Active Directory.
- December 15, 2015
A new blog post detailed authentication vulnerabilities in Microsoft Kerberos that cannot be patched and could lead to attackers having free rein over systems.
- 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.
- December 12, 2007
Big Blue is melding automated features from its lightweight Express version in what it says should simplify deployments and ease end user pain.
- November 14, 2007
While most firms are pleased with the results of their identity management implementation, they faced many initial hurdles.
- November 13, 2007
To better serve customers preoccupied with regulatory compliance and identity management, Sun has agreed to acquire enterprise role-management vendor Vaau.
- September 13, 2007
IBM has been on a shopping spree over the last several years to beef up its Tivoli identity and access management suite. Over the summer, Big Blue rolled out the results of its acquisition with Consul Risk Management, launching the Tivoli Compliance...
- March 09, 2007
Hot Pick: Sun Java System Identity Manager 7.0 excels with agentless connectors, scalability and amazing auditing.
- September 06, 2006
Centrify's DirectControl Suite gives organizations the benefits of SSO and centralized policy management for Windows and *nix platforms with minimal hassle and good results.
- October 10, 2005
Versions of Sun's Java System Directory Server are vulnerable to an unspecified error in the HTTP admin interface that could expose data to unauthorized users.
- July 11, 2005
Last week IBM announced its new Data Governance Council, formalizing a group of enterprises and IT organizations that have been meeting quarterly for more than a year to discuss ways of better protecting data against online thieves. Council ...