The reality is, remote employees and working situations are here to stay. Unfortunately, many organizations have regressed in terms of endpoint security, partly due to the pandemic as well as the subsequent rush to implement remote work solutions. To help make sense of the many technologies out there and determine the best approach for your organization, this article explores different options from the traditional Active Directory domain membership with group policy management, to co-management with Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune.
About Randy Franklin Smith
Randy Franklin Smith is an internationally recognized expert on the security and control of Windows and Active Directory security who specializes in Windows and Active Directory security. He performs security reviews for clients ranging from small, privately held firms to Fortune 500 companies, national, and international organizations.
Randy has written over 300 articles on Windows security issues, which appear in publications like Information Security Magazine and Windows IT Pro where he is a contributing editor and author of the popular Windows security log series. In 2003 Randy received the Apex Award of Excellence in the category of How-to Writing for his security feature “8 Tips for Avoiding the Next Big Worm.” He is also the publisher of UltimateWindowsSecurity.com and the Patch Observer newsletter which provides same-day, independent analysis of Microsoft security bulletins.