Securing and Auditing Windows Active Directory Domains
Available from MIS Training Institute
In this four-day, hands-on seminar from MIS Training Insitute you will gain the skills you need to evaluate, configure, manage, optimize, audit, and secure all aspects of a Windows Active Directory enterprise. You will find out how to secure Active Directory and all of the essential components of the related network services. You’ll learn how to evaluate which security controls to focus on; how to collect information using built-in tools and industry recognized tools; how to select which computers to audit, as well as how to audit them efficiently; and how to gather, analyze, research, and report all of your security audit findings. You will discover secrets for quickly extracting the evidence you need without wearing out your computer’s print-screen button or monopolizing your administrator’s time. You’ll determine which controls are important to review at each level, including forests, Domain Administrators group, domain controllers, organizational units, delegation, Group Policy, password policies, and more. You’ll cover such time-saving tips as evaluating trust relationships and deciding which evidence you need to extract for each domain controller vs. just one domain controller. You’ll learn how to use resource kit utilities, and shareware programs, and how to analyze results and identify risks. You’ll master techniques for assessing administrative authority in AD and determining who has delegated privileges in the domain and over Group Policy.