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Author: Ian Andersen

Ian Andersen is the VP of Pre-Sales Engineering at STEALTHbits Technologies. A seasoned security leader offering nineteen years of IT systems experience. Multi-platform systems development, management, and security design expertise. Before becoming the VP of Pre-Sales Engineering, Ian lead the STEALTHbits Technologies Service Enablement Team.
ProTip: Using the AIC to Identify Employees Attempting to Access Data They Shouldn’t Be

ProTip: Using the AIC to Identify Employees Attempting to Access Data They Shouldn’t Be

Breaches are an everyday occurrence. IT security professionals work tirelessly to protect against attackers penetrating their organization’s IT infrastructure, but what about the malicious insider? Do you ever wonder if users in your organization are poking around where they shouldn’t be? An easy way to investigate, using out-of-the-box capabilities aligned with StealthAUDIT 9.0 and our Access Information Center (AIC), is to leverage the activity information available via STEALTHbits Technologies: Step 1) Select any “sensitive” folder (for example HR or Finance)…

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Active Directory Security Modeling isn’t just for the beautiful!

Active Directory Security Modeling isn’t just for the beautiful!

Active Directory Security Modeling. Even as I type the phrase I note how ubiquitous the term can be. Not even TechNet or Google give any hard and fast rules around scope, design, or *gasp* actual implementation. Yet this ‘model’ is at the very core of AD, and AD is at the very core of the Microsoft IT footprint. So many aspects can go into a security model of this sort, right? You have at the core your OU structure, how…

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