User passwords and network permissions
- June 21, 2017
IT faces a tricky situation when it comes to multifactor authentication. Users often disapprove of multiple security layers, but there are some ways to split the difference.
- March 02, 2016
Cumulative update KB 3140743 brings great reliability improvements to network discovery in Windows 10, along with numerous other OS features and functions.
- October 16, 2013
The Windows 8.1 Preview features more biometrics support, such as built-in fingerprint authentication, which could be useful for mobile security.
- June 12, 2013
With the ADK for Windows 8.1, Microsoft has armed IT administrators with the tools they need to deploy the future Windows 8.1 in the enterprise.
- June 11, 2013
IT pros are encouraged by Hewlett Packard's new support services plan for PCs, but would like to see mobile devices from the company.
- June 05, 2013
Microsoft missed the boat on the enterprise message for Windows 8. Can it win over IT with security features and other enhancements in Windows 8.1?
- March 25, 2013
Microsoft's Companion Subscription License with Windows 8 accommodates BYOD and may turn out to be more economical for some enterprises.
- February 10, 2012
Small IT departments say it's better late than never for Windows Intune -- a cloud-based desktop management app for remote desktop access, patches, antivirus and software updates.
- September 14, 2009
Passwords that are eight characters long are easily cracked. Learn how a seven-character complex password can provide better security, and passphrases can be stronger still.
- November 10, 2008
Single sign-on came with the expectation that management activities in Windows systems would become easier, but that doesn't seem to be the case today.
- March 13, 2005
Without proper hardening defenses in place, Windows authentication quickly becomes a target for hackers and crackers. Learn about important Windows authentication credentials and protocols, and get help hardening authentication for user logon, ...
- February 02, 2005
Many of the security issues that IT administrators have to deal with happen because someone else is empowering their users, often for no good reason.
- January 13, 2005
As part of the 25 password hardening tips in 25 minutes series, the the following seven quick tips offer best practices for creating strong passwords from SearchWindowsSecurity.com experts and contributors.
- January 13, 2005
The following 10 quick tips offer expert advice on password policy considerations, from educating users on the importance of a password policy to enforcing minimum length passwords.
- October 04, 2004
Get best practices from your peers for connecting an NT Web server to SQL Server.