Associated Risks of Using Active Directory

August 29, 2018 / GuidesFor Team

Active Directory (AD) is one of the most useful features introduced in Windows Server 2000. It is still in use today. According to this article, 95% of Fortune 500 companies use Active Directory.

According to this infographic, there are many companies that let different people handle AD management. These include a 3.3% response rate for groups managing their own instance and 6.2%  that are unknown.

Configuring AD the wrong way will result in security vulnerabilities. This article elaborates on the risks to the company by mishandling their AD. It talks about lack of knowledge of best practices, security configuration, and lack of maintenance as the root causes of opening up your AD, and in effect, your entire infrastructure to attack. Read this to protect yourself.
-Miyagi Kazuki

Read the source article at Enterprise Systems

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