Folks,I hope this finds you all doing well. As some of you may now, over the years, I have shared numerous perspectives on foundational cyber security and on Active Directory security, both here (i.e. on this blog) and at my second blog.Unfortuna…Read More New Coordinates
Folks,From the U.S. Department of Defense to the Trillion $ Microsoft Corporation, and from the While House to the Fortune 100, today over 85% of organizations worldwide operate on Microsoft Active Directory.The cyber security of these foundational Act…Read More Coming Soon – “Active Directory Security for Attackers and Defenders”
Hello,On Monday, the RSA Conference 2020 will begin, where almost a thousand cyber security companies will showcase their greatest cyber security solutions to thousands of attendees, and where supposedly “The World Talks Security!”If that’s the case, l…Read More The ONE Question NO ONE knows the Answer to at RSA Conference 2020
Folks,Today, yet again, I’d like to share with you a simple Trillion $ question, one that I had originally asked more that 10 years ago, and recently asked again just about two years ago. Today it continues to be exponentially more relevant to the…Read More Who Needs WMDs (Weapons of Mass Destruction) Today ?
Folks,Today is January 06, 2020, and as promised, here I am getting back to sharing perspectives on cyber security.Cyber Security 101Perhaps a good topic to kick off the year is by seeking to ask and answer a simple yet vital question – What is Active …Read More What is Active Directory? (Cyber Security 101 for the Entire World)
Folks,I trust this finds you all doing well. It has been a few months since I last blogged – pardon the absence. I had to focus my energies on helping the world get some perspective, getting 007G ready for launch, and dealing with a certain nuisance.Ha…Read More Its Time to Help Defend Organizations Worldwide
Folks,This week, the famous RSA Conference 2019 is underway, where supposedly “The World Talks Security” -If that’s the case, let’s talk – I’d like to respectfully ask the entire RSA Conference just 1 simple cyber security question -Question: Wha…Read More A Simple Trillion$ Cyber Security Question for the Entire RSA Conference
Folks,Today’s post is for all executives worldwide who comprise the C-Suite at thousands of organizations worldwide.I pen today’s post with profound respect for all executives worldwide, because I understand first-hand just how important the nature of …Read More Cyber Security 101 for the C-Suite – Active Directory Security is Paramount
Dear Bill,Here’s wishing you Sir, likely the most successful and influential person of not just our time, but of all time, a very Happy B’day!Photo source and attirbution: https://mobile.twitter.com/BillGates/photoMost of the world knows you as th…Read More Happy Birthday, Bill Gates!
Folks,Today, I just wanted to take a moment to share with you the words I live by -No matter who we are, we should always strive to be …Sincerely,Sanjay.Read More Words I Live By
Folks,In days to come, I’m going to answer both, the most important, and the second most important question in all of Cyber SecurityToday though, I just wanted to ask a simple (rhetorical) cyber security question, so that CEOs, CIOs, CISOs and IT Direc…Read More What Lies at the Foundation of Organizational Cyber Security Worldwide?
Folks,In days to come, I’ll be helping organizations worldwide understand what constitutes a privileged user in Active Directory, how to correctly audit privileged access in Active Directory, and what the world’s most important Active Directory securit…Read More A Very Simple Trillion $ Cyber Security Multiple-Choice Question
Folks,This week, thousands of IT professionals, managers, CISOs and CIOs are in Orlando, attending, well, Microsoft Ignite 2018 !Image Courtesy Microsoft. Source: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/igniteNow, according to Microsoft’s website, Microso…Read More Time to Ignite An Intellectual Spark at Microsoft Ignite 2018!
Folks,Hello again. I trust this finds you all doing well. It has been a few weeks since I last blogged. I hope you’ll pardon my absence.Yes I was supposed to answer a rather important question, in fact, possibly the world’s most important cyber securit…Read More Pardon the Absence, and Get Ready!
Folks,Here’s wishing you all a very Happy Fourth of July! Hope you have a great one!I was supposed to answer a certain question today, but I decided to take the day off, so I’ll answer it in days to come.Best wishes,Sanjay.Read More Happy 4th of July!
Folks,A few days ago I asked a (seemingly) very simple question ; no I’m not referring to this one, I’m referring to this one here -Can Anyone (i.e. any Cyber Security Company or Expert) Help Thousands of Microsoft’s Customers MITIGATE the Risk P…Read More Mimikatz DCSync Mitigation
Folks,Hello again. Today onwards, as I had promised, it is finally TIME for us to help SAFEGUARD Microsoft’s Global Ecosystem.Before I share how we uniquely do so, or answer this paramount question, or ask more such ones, I thought I’d ask likely the m…Read More WHAT is the ONE Essential Cyber Security Capability WITHOUT which NOT a single Active Directory object or domain can be adequately secured?
Folks,Given what it is I do, I don’t squander a minute of precious time, unless something is very important, and this is very important.Let me explain why this is so alarming, concerning and so important to cyber security, and why at many organizations…Read More Alarming! : Windows Update Automatically Downloaded and Installed an Untrusted Self-Signed Kernel-mode Lenovo Driver on New Surface Device
Folks,Hello again. I know its been 6 months since I blogged, and considering that I penned 60+ posts last year, it feels like an eternity.Perhaps I should introduce ourselves again 😉 Hello World, We are …I’ve been busy, but its finally time to help s…Read More Hello World, We Are Paramount Defenses
Folks,As we get ready to bid farewell to 2017, it may be fitting to recap notable happenings in Active Directory Security this year.This appears to have been the year in which the mainstream Cyber Security community finally seems to have realized just …Read More 2017 – The Year The World Realized the Value of Active Directory Security
Folks,I trust you’re well. Today, I just wanted to take a few minutes to answer a few questions that I’ve been asked so many times.Here are the answers to the Top-5 questions I am frequently asked -You’re the CEO of a company (Paramount Defenses), so w…Read More Why I Do, What I Do
Shadow Admins – The Stealthy Accounts That You Should Fear The Most, but Needn’t AnymoreFolks,Today’s post concerns CyberArk’s guidance on Privileged Account Security, a subject that is paramount to cyber security today, and it likely impacts Trillions…Read More Paramount Privileged Account Security Guidance (101) for CyberArk
Folks,Hope you’re all well. Last year I had said that it was time for us to provide Thought Leadership to the Cyber Security space.Since then, I’ve penned over 50 blog posts, on numerous important topics,and helped 1000s of organizations worldwide bett…Read More Time to DEMONSTRATE Thought Leadership in the Cyber Security Space
(A Must-Read for all CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, CISOs, Board Members & Shareholders Today)Folks,Today was supposed to be an exciting Friday morning at a Multi-Billion $ organization since the world’s top Cloud Computing companies were going t…Read More A Massive Cyber Breach at a Company Whilst it was Considering the ‘Cloud’
Folks,You’ll want to read this short blog post very carefully because it not only impacts Microsoft, it likely impacts you, as well as the foundational security of 85% of all business and government organizations worldwide, and it does so in a positive…Read More Some Help & Good News for Microsoft regarding Active Directory Security