• Preventing command prompt access except by domain admin

    Can we prevent command prompt access on all servers except for when run by a domain administrator?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Scanning Active Directory for weak passwords

    Is it possible to scan our active directory and see if people have weak passwords? We have upped the password policy but what about for users that already have passwords and are not scheduled to changed them yet?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Controlling VPN access

    Here's my scenario. I fall under guidelines of HIPAA. I have mobile users using laptops and tablets loaded with Cisco VPN CLient connecting to my Cisco 2811 ISR which functions as my router/firewall/VPN. I am using Micorosoft AD in my domain. To authenticate users to the domain. Is there an easy...

    Gforsythe75 pointsBadges:
  • Adding remote branches to our network

    We use Active Directory, DHCP, network printers, software and file servers. We want to add two more branches to our network, so users get IP addresses by DHCP and assigned to AD server. How can we create them like remote branches without giving same subnet to remote users? We want VPN connection on...

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Corporate laptop security/encryption

    Please can anyone offer any guidance or know what are the best products in the market place for encrypting/securing corporate laptops, preferably the solution should include hard disk wiping.

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Explain how testing supports the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA) of your information assets

    Explain how testing supports the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA) of your information assets

    MegoIT10 pointsBadges:
  • How to block P2P applications in PIX 525 firewall

    I need to know how to block p2p applications using a pix firewall 525

    Yasir Irfan5,535 pointsBadges:
  • What rights should be assinged to Network Security Personnel

    I have searched the internet, technical documents, and asked various network support technicians, but have yet to get a clear cut answer to the question.   I have been involved with Network Security for many years and worked for several companies, either as a consultant, or full time employee and...

    DanteNXS10 pointsBadges:
  • Monitoring software for data center

    Is there a monitoring software or appliance that can monitor the status of all systems in our data center from cisco router/firewall to servers and other devices on the network like printers and what not.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Blocking rewriteable drives across entire network

    How can I block CDRW/DVDRW and USB drives from being used in our Windows XP machines across the entire network?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Free IT Book: Network Security Technologies and Solutions

    From the back of the book: "A comprehensive reference to the most cutting-edge security products and methodologies available to networking professionals today. Understand and implement current, state-of-the-art network security technologies to ensure secure communications through the network...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Free IT Book: Two-for-one this week!

    We got into the holiday spirit for this week's free IT book giveaway. Answer one of the unanswered questions below and win two IT books from our coveted technology library. Another plus? You get to pick which two books you receive. So get to answering, because you have a week to throw your name...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Deciphering Event Log ID 529 Audit Failure

    We have a small network (less than 50 workstations), and I notice in the Security Event Logs of each workstation there will usually be several audit failures. For example: Event Type: Failure Audit Event Source: Security Event Category: Logon/Logoff Event ID: 529 Date: 3/30/2009 Time: 8:19:25 AM...

    SamR5 pointsBadges:
  • Prevent Software Installation on Clients Windows Server 2008

    Can someone tell me how difficult it is to remove Installation rights from a group of users who use workstations on a Windows 2008 network? I've been told that doing so requires one to do a file audit of all files on the workstations to find out which programs need to write to the local disks to...

    Gorgar5 pointsBadges:
  • How to force screensaver with password in SBS 2008 domain

    Hi I want to force a screesaver after certain time in SBS 2008 domain and should ask for the password after the screensaver. Can any one tell the appropriate GPO setting that would effect all users including administrators in the domain. Thanks

    Sritatineni80 pointsBadges:
  • Wake on LAN / Magic Packet broadcast doesnt work through PPTP

    Hi, I have a network, where I want to use WOL from a remote PC. It works when I send a packet from inside the network (or on the server). If I connect via PPTP from a remote Windows XP PC, I can't wake up the PC on the LAN. I suspect the broadcast packet doesn't reach the LAN. The PPTP connection...

    Benbje0 pointsBadges:
  • Unknown Threats

    Apart from honeypots, what are the different methods to find unknown threats which are prevalent? How do I find methods to mitigate them. PS: all the vulnerabilities are known to all the n/w administrators and then can take measures to mitigate attacks but this doesn't happen..Hackers are at least...

    Czarleo0 pointsBadges:
  • Modify configuration for port security

    Dear All, Presently we have configured port security as below switchport mode access switchport port-security switchport port-security violation restrict switchport port-security mac-address sticky switchport port-security mac-address sticky 000a Now we need to modify the above configuration to...

    Vptechie70 pointsBadges:
  • LAN connectivity problem with Compaq notebook

    I have a Compaq EVO n1020v notebook. This works fine in our office LAN and sometimes it does not at all. Office LAN is a workgroup with ICS enabled in win 2K server. If I check the IP of the notebook it shows the IP of the LAN but never connects to the internet, can't access LAN...

    BinooDas123410 pointsBadges:
  • Statefull firewalls

    Okay, let me start of with I "Googled" my question but I didn't really get a good answer. So I'm going to give it a shot here. Can someone please explain to me what is statefull firewalls, and whats the different between statefull and not-statefull firewalls?

    Tafiela55 pointsBadges:

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