Category: Security

Identity is the new perimeter and why information protection matters.

Your identity, identification or credit card is important, don’t loose them and don’t take it lightly. Even if talking about social security number or just your email. Both can be hijacked and used for purposes you don’t want. How you…

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Top 10 actions to secure your environment

Hi, Microsoft has a blog series about securing our environment. The first one came in December 2018. For now there is 8 parts released, hopefully part 9 is coming soon. When almost all functions are out in the open these…

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How to change Network Location Profile manually.

This was tricky. I had implemented several Direct Access configurations, but none of them went crazy like the newest one. Network Location Awereness (NLA) kept changing the localtion of DMZ network adapter to Domain Profile. That is not good for…

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How to Find your missing dirsync server.

Hi, Okay, it isn’t so easy, but the following help you to the right track. If you don’t have a separate service-account for Local AD connection, then you can use this: dsquery user -name MSOL_AD_sync If you have a service-account,…

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Reset password of Local Admin account from Windows XP to Windows 10.

Hi all, Today I got a request to reset Local Admin password from Windows XP and Windows 7 machines. After Microsoft released this update https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2962486?wa=wsignin1.0 Group Policy Preferences stopped working as a way to reset Local passwords. So below is a script…

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Poodle and how to fix it.

Hi all, Poodle is the word of the day. No it’s not a Dog. What is does (Windows): https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/3009008.aspx How to find affected websites: https://www.poodlescan.com/   How to fix it (Generic windows Instructions): http://masteringlync.com/2014/10/20/poodle-and-lync-server-2013/  Be warned,  

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