Provides a link to microsoft security advisory 3062591 local administrator password solution laps now available.

Microsoft local administrator password solution laps provides automated local administrator account management for every computer in active directory laps is best for workstation local admin passwords a client side component installed on every computer generates a random password updates the new laps password attribute on the associated hellip.

International customers can receive support from their local microsoft subsidiaries for more information see international support microsoft technet security provides additional information about security in microsoft products disclaimer the information provided in this advisory is provided as is without warranty of any kind.

With the revelation in may 2014 that the cpasswords used in group policy preferences were easily decrypted organizations have been without a way to manage the local administrator passwords on client systems the release of microsoft rsquo s local administrator password solution or laps for short now gives organizations a way to securely manage those hellip.

This is an updated blog that was originally published on may 19 2015 in may of 2015 microsoft announced local administrator password solution laps at the microsoft ignite conference laps is a password management feature that allows the randomization of local administrator accounts across the domain.

The microsoft threat intelligence center mstic has detected nation state activity associated with the threat actor tracked as nobelium attempting to gain access to downstream customers of multiple cloud service providers csp managed service providers msp and other it services organizations referred to as ldquo service providers rdquo for the rest of this blog that have hellip.

Local administrator password solution laps japan security team by jsecteam august 26 2020 august 26 2020 active directory laps.

Fortunately microsoft developed a solution for central management of our local windows passwords read on to learn how it helps and how it can be implemented laps the ldquo local administrator password solution rdquo laps provides management of local account passwords of domain joined computers.

An authenticated attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could acquire new local or domain administrator credentials and could use them to elevate privileges on the domain if a gpo is configured using group policy preferences to set a local administrative password or define credentials to map a network drive schedule a task.

An overview of kb2871997 microsoft recently released kb2871997 for windows 7 windows 8 windows server 2008r2 and windows server 2012 this blog will give an overview of the feature changes their impact and some important configuration changes that can be made in conjunction with the update to further improve system security.

So far 2021 has proved to be somewhat of a security annus horribilis for tech giant microsoft with numerous vulnerabilities impacting several of hellip.

Now im trying to do the firmware update for the security processor as indicated necessary by windows defender security center im on windows 10 home if that matters i was able to download the correct update file from hp sp82407 but when i run the program it asks me for the tpm password or file.

Best practices and how to access office 365 security and compliance center original post july 1 2020 office 365 is now microsoft 365 many times i have been asked questions on the various administrator roles and responsibilities of microsoft 365 m365 which prompted me to write this blog.

Actions to take today to protect against iranian state sponsored malicious cyber activity bull immediately patch software affected by the following vulnerabilities cve 2021 34473 2018 13379 2020 12812 and 2019 5591 bull implement multi factor authentication bull use strong unique passwords.

Researchers have bypassed microsofts emergency patch for the printnightmare vulnerability to achieve remote code execution and local privilege escalation with hellip.

Jason samuel lives in houston tx with a primary focus on strategic advisory and architecture of end user computing security enterprise mobility virtualization and cloud technologies from citrix microsoft vmware he also has an extensive background in web architecture and networking over his 20 year career in it.

Security advisory cisco anyconnect secure mobility client for windows with network access manager module privilege escalation vulnerability 06 oct 2021 security advisory cisco anyconnect secure mobility client for linux and mac os with vpn posture hostscan module shared library hijacking vulnerability.

Jason samuel lives in houston tx with a primary focus on strategic advisory and architecture of end user computing security enterprise mobility virtualization and cloud technologies from citrix microsoft vmware he also has an extensive background in web architecture and networking over his 20 year career in it.

The administrator of your personal data will be threatpost inc 500 unicorn park woburn ma 01801 critical rated microsoft security bugs for december according to microsoft rsquo s advisory.

Running a scheduled task looking for new server workstation names and automatically creating the descried security group for local administrator is advised when using this specific gpo if this gpo is mapped to either tier 1 or tier 2 and no group exist for your server workstation it will remove all members of the group lsquo administrators.

Important update microsoft has recently reversed their decision to support directaccess in microsoft azure the microsoft server software support for microsoft azure vitual machines document has once again been revised to indicate that directaccess is formally unsuported in azure update detailed guidance for deploying directaccess in azure can be hellip.

This is a maintenance release that includes the following features and support updates and that resolves the defects described in anyconnect 4 10 04065 support for an anyconnect vpn saml external browser mdash as an optional add on you can choose the external browser package external sso 4 10 04065 webdeploy k9 pkg for anyconnect vpn saml hellip.