Viewing Memory in PowerShell

Hello there, this is Benjamin Morgan, and I’m a Premier Field Engineer covering Active Directory and Platforms related topics.  This is my first blog post I hope you are all as excited about this as I am! Today I wanted to talk with you about a couple of quick ways for querying system memory (and provide…

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AD Object Detection: Detecting the undetectable (dynamicObject)

What an auditor want to make sure is that you have non-repudiation in place. This also applies to forensic work. You want to make sure you can track the activity to a person and to do that we need to first identify the user account. But what if it just has disappeared from Active Directory?…


Kommen Sie zur Microsoft Ignite 2017

Im September ist es wieder so weit: Vom 25. bis 29. findet in Orlando, Florida, die Microsoft Ignite 2017 statt. In diesen fünf Tagen erhalten Sie Hands-On-Learning, Einsichten der Industrie und die Möglichkeit, sich mit Produktexperten auszutauschen. Ein besonderes Highlight werden die Keynotes von unserem CEO Satya Nadella, Harry Shum, Vice President für die Artificial…


Métodos para "controlar" Active Directory

Esta entrada viene a resumir una conversación con un responsable de seguridad que me pedía que le explicase como podría “auditar” el uso de su Active Directory. Según iba avanzando la conversación, entendía mejor el contexto y lo que se perseguía y proponiendole tres métodos, no excluyentes entre sí y que creo que pueden servir…


Disable Bluetooth in Windows 10 [Updated]

I’m providing a revision to Jeff Stokes’ original post for disabling Bluetooth in Windows 10.  I found that the removal portion of the original script no longer works on the Creators Update (1703).  The script should work on domain joined, AAD joined, ConfigMgr or Intune managed systems. # Must be ran as the System account…


The Active Directory 2016 PAM Trust: how it works, and why it should come with a safety advisory

We have long been working on increasing security in the design and operations of Active Directory. In each release from Windows Server 2003, 2008 and up to 2012 R2 you can see steps taken: better encryption, additional Kerberos features, deprecation of old protocols, etc. With Windows Server 2016 we have taken a next step, and…

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Die Microsoft Build 2017 aus IT-Pro-Sicht: Windows 10, Container und jede Menge Cloud

Mitte Mai fand mit der Fachkonferenz Build eine der wichtigsten Technologieveranstaltungen von Microsoft statt. Auch wenn sich die Build primär an Entwickler richtet, lohnt sich auch aus IT-Pro-Sicht ein Blick auf die vielen Ankündigungen des Events. Ob Windows 10, Cloud, Datenbanken, Office oder Windows Server, viele der vorgestellten neuen Möglichkeiten könnten auch für die tägliche…


PKI: which templates are built-in and which are from my company?

A colleague asked me a question on behalf of his customer. They were doing a discovery in a rather messy PKI environment and the question arose: which templates are standard (default), and which ones were created manually? Hopefully they have a good naming convention to make this immediately obvious, but otherwise a deeper look is needed. After…


Step-By-Step: Migrating Active Directory FSMO Roles From Windows Server 2012 R2 to 2016

With Windows server 2016 was released for public (GA), many businesses are working on migrating their services to the new offering. This post will walk you through the steps needed to migrate Active Directory FSMO roles running on Windows Server 2012 R2 to Windows Server 2016 Active Directory. The same steps are valid for migrating…