Many companies go to great expense to ensure their inter-networking perimeter [and key public-facing end-points] are well secured. Nevertheless, a growing trend in cyber-security breach stems from within an organization. Therefore, a defense-in-depth strategy becomes increasingly important to securing your environment.
A lean, robust, stable and secure Active Directory will determine how well your Windows infrastructure performs. According to IT surveys, however, that well-tuned and secure Active Directory infrastructure is the exception, not the norm.
“Automation” has become a mantra for corporate management looking to distance themselves from the reactive, break-fix, and business-as-usual approach that has permeated their IT department since the beginning. Yet, few companies are adequately prepared to leverage automation.