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    Best Practices for Securing Active Directory

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    English
    Contains recommendations to enhance the security of Active Directory installations, discusses common attacks against Active Directory and countermeasures to reduce the attack surface, and offers recommendations for recovery.
    • Version:

      April 2013

      File Name:

      Best Practices for Securing Active Directory.docx

      Date Published:

      4/26/2013

      File Size:

      2.6 MB

        This document contains recommendations to assist organizations in enhancing the security of their Active Directory installations. By implementing these recommendations, organizations will be able to identify and prioritize security activities, protect key segments of their organization’s computing infrastructure, and create controls that significantly decrease the likelihood of successful attacks against critical components of the IT environment. This document discusses the most common attacks against Active Directory and countermeasures to reduce the attack surface, and recommendations for recovery in the event of complete compromise.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

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