Cyber security tips to protect your organization

We’re kicking off cyber security awareness month with a very special blog post! Our resident IT pro Darren James is with us to discuss organizational security, and what you can do to protect your infrastructure in today’s threat landscape. What... Read More

Top data breaches in 2015

3 steps to take after a security breach

For a long time now, Specops has been advising organizations on how to protect their network and data against common security threats. We’ve managed to cover everything from sophisticated social engineering tactics, to the simple phishing email, and most... Read More

Specops Software

ADUC Menu Extensions in Specops Products

A user in Active Directory may be affected by a Group Policy extended with Specops settings. Many Specops products add an extension to the Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) console. Right-clicking on a user object will display new... Read More

Removing DHCP options 66 and 67 for WDS PXE booting

When our Specops Deploy customers run into errors during PXE boot, the likely culprit is often DHCP scope options 66 and 67. Aside from Microsoft not supporting the use of the aforementioned options to redirect PXE clients, it can... Read More

Password policy mistakes

Taking a pass on passwords? Not so fast

News headlines of data breaches serve as constant reminders of the risks associated with passwords. While more and more industry standards and best practice guidelines are recommending multi-factor authentication, the majority of organizations still solely rely on password based... Read More