Active Directory Password Audit – Using Pwned Passwords

Active directory in Windows have some built in features to set restriction for passwords created in your environment. How cool would it be if we can compare the passwords used in your AD environment with the passwords disclosed in breach database? By doing this you can ensure that none of your users are using weak…… Continue reading Active Directory Password Audit – Using Pwned Passwords

Password hygiene. How to create strong passwords and manage them?

Every time when you sign up to a new service online, you would have to create a password. As a security measure, every site will ask you to create a strong password which is hard to guess, mix of alphanumeric, special characters, at least one uppercase letter and with least character limitation. On top of…… Continue reading Password hygiene. How to create strong passwords and manage them?

Installing unknown software? Read this before you proceed.

When you download software from trusted sources like Microsoft or Google you don’t have to worry much about trustworthiness. But when you download software or any files from random sites or programs sent by friends, how do you verify them? When we download file or software from unknown sites, we can scan it with our…… Continue reading Installing unknown software? Read this before you proceed.

How to secure your pc from Ransomware?

Ransomware attacks is on all-time high. Every week or month there is a new variant coming out. Cisco says that Ransomware attacks are growing more than 350 percent annually. If you are curious how ransomware spreads, I have answered for ‘How does ransomware get on people’s computers?’ and how to avoid them in information security…… Continue reading How to secure your pc from Ransomware?