We need to do a security audit to see what users have access to what within our Active Directory 2008 network. Is there a free tool to help with this and possibly reassign permissions based on rules?
Answer Question | February 3, 2011 8:23 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory 2008, Active Directory security, Network security, Network Security Management, Security Audit
What are the key things to consider when choosing a network security appliance for 130 user network? I am confused with the plethora of appliances Cisco has on offer. Network is laid across three floors, with all the switches connecting back to a wiring closet.
Answer Question | February 25, 2011 10:32 AM
Cisco switches, Network security, Network security appliances, Security
What is the best way to give public access to the internet yet protecting my company network? We have a Cisco ASA 5510 firewall and wireless access points.
Answer Question | February 23, 2011 9:18 PM
Cisco ASA 5510, Cisco Routers, IP address, Network design, Network security
How to automatic clean up virus on infected client computer client via network? so we can monitoring on PC..
Answer Question | January 24, 2011 5:16 AM
Antivirus, Network security, Network Security Management, TrendMicro
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
Answer Question | January 14, 2011 1:09 AM
GPO, Network security, SBS 2008, Small Business Server 2008
How can I permanently disable the Network Threat module from a Symantec Endpoint protection 11 installation. I installed it by accident and do not want to do a full uninstall/reinstall.
Answer Question | March 2, 2011 4:59 PM
Network security, Network Security Management, Symantec Endpoint Protection, Symantec Endpoint Protection 11
Symantec Endpoint protection will not update manually using the intelligent updater. We are using version 11 and upgraded from corporate v. 10. I get a error that a service is not running.
Answer Question | January 13, 2011 4:34 PM
Network security, Security updates, Symantec, Symantec Endpoint Protection, Symantec Endpoint Protection 11
Can we prevent users from changing their AD passwords temporarily? We want to create a network freeze and not change or modify anything including passwords while we do some backup/restore testing.
Answer Question | January 7, 2011 9:24 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory backup, Active Directory Backup and Restore, Active Directory security, Backup and restore, Network security
What point / Knowledge transfer to be take care, while job transfer from resigned IT manager to new pointed IT manager for future smooth running of IT work?[o:p][/o:p] As CAL, ISO docs, all network passwords etc.[o:p][/o:p] Should we need to scan network for any unknown remote access installed software & take backup / image of [...]
Answer Question | January 19, 2011 2:25 AM
IT managers, Network access, Network security, Remote access policies
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Answer Question | February 3, 2011 2:43 PM
Active Directory, Auditing (compliance), Giveaways, IT Books, Network security, Network Security Management, Outlook 2010, Routers, USB drive, Windows Server 2008
Can we add an expiration date to a optical disk rendering it useless after a specific date? We also need to prevent users from rolling back the clock to fix the issue.
Answer Question | January 4, 2011 2:36 PM
Expired tapes, Network security, Optical Drives, Storage devices, Storage management
Can we lock down the USB and Optical drives on a Windows Server 2008 R2 box for all users except the administrators group or even just the administrator?
Answer Question | February 2, 2011 2:32 PM
Network security, Network Security Management, Optical Drives, USB drive, Windows Server 2008 Administration, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server Security
I need some advice from other security experts. I was recently hired to work for a small company where our data and infrastructure is at a managed hosting facility. The hosting service has a SAS 70 that is regularly audited. My company in the past relied – almost solely – on the managed service security [...]
Answer Question | January 5, 2011 3:49 AM
ISO 17799, Network security, Network Security Policies, SAS 70, SAS 70 Type II audit compliance, Security Program Management
We have a SQL 2005 Database. It is protected by Windows Authentication. Can we add another level of security – requiring a SQL username and password along with a valid user name and password on the domain?
Answer Question | January 12, 2011 4:17 PM
Network security, Network Security Management, SQL 2005 Database, SQL Security, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server security, Windows authentication
Antivirus software and PC protection are comforts of the past. These days the biggest threats come from the Internet, and we’re wondering how you protect yourself and your hardware against Internet threats and the less knowledgeable users on your network. We’d love to hear about solutions you’ve tried and liked or disliked. As a thanks [...]
Answer Question | January 3, 2011 3:29 PM
Internet security, Internet Security Systems, Network security, Network Security Management, Open IT Forum
We have an external IT company auditing our security and policies. What kind of access should we give them? Should we be worried about auditing the auditors?
Answer Question | January 8, 2011 9:08 PM
Audit and compliance, Auditing, Network security, Network Security Management, Security Audit, Security Auditor, Security policies
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?
Answer Question | December 29, 2010 9:06 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory security, Network security, Network Security Management, Network Security Policies, Password Complexity, Password policies
Can we have a central windows server aggregate all windows security/audit logs? If not does anyone have a script to grab them from domain machines?
Answer Question | February 2, 2011 9:03 PM
Auditing software (security), Network security, Network Security Management, Windows Security, Windows Server, Windows Server Security, Windows Server Security Audits
A virus on Windows XP SP3 disabled the ability to access updates for Microsoft security essentials, Symantec or Norton. The infection has been cleaned but the problem persists. I check host file and dns. All good.
Answer Question | January 6, 2011 2:59 PM
Microsoft Security Essentials, Network security, Norton, Security updates, Symantec, Virus removal, Windows XP SP3
How can i create a trace from a computer on another computer both running windows XP. Ethereal is loaded on the second laptop. How can I see all traffic to and from the first computer?
Answer Question | December 28, 2010 2:54 PM
Ethereal, Network security, Traffic analyzer software, Traffic management, Windows XP