August 29, 2018 / GuidesFor Team
Windows Active Directory acts as both the Gatekeeper and Keymaster of Networks that run on Windows Servers. It follows that it is the cornerstone of network security.
It is the service that allows access to databases and files across the entire network based on the configurations set by the network administrator. Auditors should know if the configurations are correct and secure. It is not a checks-and-balances relationship. It is a check and double-check relationship. The administrator has to do it right, and the auditor has to make sure the administrator did his job.
The article talks about that and about the warning released by the Praetorian study in which the weakest point in security are your own users. You cannot deny access to them, but you have to make sure they don’t bring uninvited visitors in.
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