remote os deployment

OS deployment for remote scenarios

Do you need to deploy operating systems and applications to new devices? If you have purchased equipment to support a remote workforce, Specops Deploy will enable zero touch deployment, and reduce your deployment time.  This blog will explain how you can enable a remote... Read More

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Specops Software Coronavirus Business Continuity Plans

At Specops Software we are committed to providing a safe working environment for our employees and ensuring business continuity in light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We are confident that the Coronavirus will not significantly impact the support... Read More

The European Countries Most at Risk of Cyber-Crime

The severity of cyber-breaches has become more and more intense in recent years; as a result, security experts at Specops Software sought to find out which (Western) European countries are the most cyber-insecure for citizens. To find out, Specops... Read More

Election Security Beyond the Voting Booth

A lot of the focus of today’s U.S. election security discussion is about securing the act of voting itself – things like testing machines, adding paper logs, avoiding internet connections for reporting results, etc. However, if you’re just focusing... Read More

How to configure password expiration notifications

When it comes to notifying users that their passwords are going to expire soon, more communication is always better. Users do not enjoy the password change process; keeping them informed as to when their password will expire is a great... Read More

“Love” conquers most in passwords

Stockholm – Specops Software announced today the latest updates to Specops Breached Password Protection (formerly Specops Password Blacklist), a solution to continuously check if an account in Active Directory is using a leaked password. Analysis reveals the most common... Read More

PCI compliance requirements in the UK

In 2018, criminals successfully stole £1.2 billion through fraud and scams. Now more than ever, businesses that processes cardholder data look to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) for security recommendations. PCI DSS is a set... Read More

NIST password standards

NIST Password Standards

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) sets the information security standards for federal agencies. Through its Special Publication (SP) 800-series, NIST helps organizations meet regulatory compliance requirements such as HIPAA, and SOX. The recent update to the... Read More