Was a Smart Card Used for Logon?

Hello All, This has been discussed before and it recently hit my desk again.  Though the information is out there it seems most of it is a bit dated, circa 2007 and 2012.  The preferred method (for the majority) is to search the security event logs on domain controllers to make this determination and/or provide smart card usage…


Smartcard Authentication with Outlook 2016

Hello Everyone, Just wanted spread the word for those that have been banging their heads on the keyboard with trying to use Smartcard authentication with Outlook 2016.  Microsoft recently released an update for Outlook 2016 then enables this functionality that we enjoyed with previous versions.  There is a two stage process here to resolve this…


MSFT OCSP Responder + New DoD Configs!

Hello All, wanted to jump in with a quick post on updating the Microsoft OCSP revocation providers for some new DoD certificate authorities that have been commissioned.  This is based on my post a while back on setting up our OCSP responder with DoD configurations here.  There are roughly about 20 or so new revocation configurations that…


MIM-CM 2016 + Virtual Smart Card Modern App Part I

Hello All and Happy New Year!  I hope everyone is recharged from a most excellent holiday season!  I'm back with another security focused topic, virtual smart cards and also taking a look at MIM CM 2016 to life cycle the credential.  The threat landscape today is more fluid and dynamic then ever before and organizations are…