As organizations move to the cloud, on-premises environments (and their security) are put in the background as the focus shifts to the cloud. Nevertheless, most organizations I know are in a hybrid scenario where the on-premises environment holds the master data and synchronizes everything into Azure Active Directory. This blog explores how an on-premises environment is connected to the cloud and how an attacker might move from on-premises to the cloud laterally.
During migrations, one of the most asked for features is to synchronize a user’s password between the source and target environment. In this article, Joe Sharmer discusses a few methods for migrating passwords without RC4 Encryption.
This article is a recap of Bryan Patton's and Joe Sharmer's TEC session. This session focused on key challenges facing today’s Active Directory administrators during consolidation and divestiture projects.
Figuring Out Recovery Strategies This session was an open panel conversation between Brian Hymer, Brian Desmond, and Patrick Ancipink, three acknowledged experts with a core focus on Active Directory. The key goal of the session was to discuss Active Directory (AD) issues, especially how to recover from them. Feedback came from the panel leaders and […]
Guest access for your company should be planned and understood by all stakeholders, documented in the company’s Security Policy, and then implemented and reviewed to maintain a clean Azure AD environment.
In the Exchange Server 2019 “H1” updates, Microsoft finally supported removing the last Exchange Server. But what if you've already said goodbye to yours, and want to get into a supported state? Find out what you need to do..
Preparation, Preparation, and More Preparation Migrations in Microsoft 365 are a complex beast. It seems every time you feel like you have captured everything, more apps or functionalities appear. Every shiny new tool Microsoft releases is another consideration for migration teams and IT departments. Planning for migrations – tenant-to-tenant or otherwise – is a mammoth […]