A Snippet of Security

Hey Everyone, further to my post on Group Policy and AD last week I want to follow up with a post on Security. When I’m out on site with customers doing risk assessments we always see the same risks being raised, mainly about the following topics: Servers, especially DCs not being patched. For example we…


A Smattering of Group Policy and Modicum of AD

Hey Everyone, I’ve been doing a lot of risk assessments and knowledge transfer sessions recently for Group Policy and AD for UK Premier customers. I’ve been finding that a lot of customers have the same issues or want more information on the same concepts. I normally follow up individually with each customer to send them…

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Non-Repudiation

Hi Everyone, today I wanted to follow up on my last post about virtualising offline Certificate Authorities. I briefly mentioned non-repudiation and stated it’s a bit more involved than putting a tick in a box on a certificate template. I want to explain my reasoning for this and give you an insight into what might…

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Should I Virtualise My Root CA?

Hey Everyone, today I wanted to post a note about virtualising offline Certificate Authorities. This is something I come across a lot with customers and there is much debate in the industry about whether it is a valid approach. I’d like to share my thoughts on this, which I will caveat to state are just…

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Certificate Services Disaster Recovery

Hey Everyone, welcome to my blog and my very first blog post 🙂   Public Key Infrastructure is my speciality and today I'd like to share some thoughts on disaster recovery. This blog post is an update to the disaster recovery article posted in 2010 linked here. When working with customers I like to look…

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