Author Archives: Wes Blackwell

Local Administrator Password Solution

Overview Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) is a way of storing passwords inside of Active Directory. Domain admins are given access and control over who can view this information ensuring that only authorized users can gain access to passwords stored … Read More

Advanced Threat Protection Overview

Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) is Microsoft’s cloud-based filter service for combing through in/out bound emails for any potentially malicious activity within. This includes but is not limited to phishing, malware, and viruses. ATP is an excellent solution to protect any … Read More

Introduction to Microsoft Identity Manager

MIM (Microsoft Identity Manager) as a service is fundamentally an identity data sync service. It will pull from various sources such as HR databases, ERP’s, Email Systems, Active Directory, Oracle’s Banner database, etc. It allows control over what objects from … Read More