Among the many issues remote users face, forgotten passwords can be a significant roadblock to productivity, as they require help from an administrator. When a user logs on to an Active Directory (AD) domain, Windows securely caches the domain credentials and stores them locally on the user’s machine. This lets a user, especially one who […]
Azure AD Password Protection: The good, the bad, and the ugly
People often use common words as their passwords so they don’t forget them. This practice impacts security severely, making it easy for hackers to easily breach accounts by guessing these common passwords. Microsoft’s Azure AD Password Protection is a feature that aims to help organizations eliminate weak and commonly-used passwords by essentially acting as a […]
Two-factor authentication for secure access to cloud apps in hybrid AD
In an earlier post, we dealt with the benefits of single sign-on (SSO) for cloud apps in hybrid Active Directory (AD). While SSO is good in the sense that it simplifies user access to multiple cloud apps, it doesn’t adequately shield users from compromised credentials. When a user’s password is compromised in an SSO environment, […]
Password Syncing: A Remedy to the YAUP Syndrome
Gone are the days when users worked on a single IT system. Users today have mastered the art of working with different IT platforms, thanks to the proliferation of apps across platforms and the urgent need to adapt to technological advancements. Organizations today implement new solutions and apps targeted to solve everyday problems.
Password Expiration Notifier – Now 100% Free for Unlimited Users
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Password synchronization, a crucial step in Cloud IAM
One of the major burdens of allowing enterprise Windows Active Directory users to access cloud applications is managing their identities across multiple applications. When it comes to identity management in a hybrid scenario, there are two major points that you should keep in mind: It is highly efficient to leverage the existing identity management solution used for Windows Active Directory and extend that to cloud applications. It is ideal for the users to have one login for multiple applications.
Sharpen your IAM tool to enjoy safe BYOD
The Bring your own device (BYOD) movement is getting bigger and faster.
ADSelfService Plus spreads its wings to support Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, the latest operating systems from Microsoft, have brought some sweeping changes to the traditional Windows PC. The operating systems have been developed with a view to support both traditional desktops and modern mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones.
Multi-platform Password Synchronization – Challenges and Solution.
In a large IT environment, users may have accounts in different systems other than Microsoft Windows. To keep the login process simple, usernames and passwords of a user across multiple systems are set to the same.
Talk to ME Tuesday: Using ManageEngine to Run a Security Company with an IT Staff of Two
ManageEngine continues our weekly blog series called Talk to ME Tuesday. Each week we discuss interesting topics from the world of technology with you, the people that live and breathe it everyday. Years ago, Scott Rich, now VP of IT for Avantguard Monitoring Centers , a wholesale alarm monitoring central station, started a company of his own.