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Using Local Security Policy and Group Policy to Fight Ransomware

December 1, 2016


In an article in Forbes Magazine dated July 15, 2016, a new crypto application called Stampado is being sold on the dark web for $39, targeting buyers who want to make ransom money without having to write any code.  With revenues of over $18 million dollars in 2015, ransomware continues to be the fastest growing […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Group Policy and Active Directory

September 1, 2016


As a Windows domain administrator, we all depend on Group Policy to deliver configuration settings such as: ·        Security settings such as password and lockout policies ·        The correct display settings for the designated machine ·        The method in which Windows Updates will be delivered ·        Power management settings for portable devices We can also […]