Quest’s Chris Roberts on how federal agencies can bridge the skills gap between legacy Active Directory and Azure

It is a well-known fact that the majority of federal government agencies utilize on-premise Active Directory (AD) as the primary directory service for their IT infrastructures. But with the federal government encouraging agencies to follow aspirational federal IT initiatives like…

Active Directory Management (Part 2) – How automated and enhanced AD management tools sharpen federal cybersecurity

In our last article, the GovCyberHub sat down with Eric Weiss, Sr. Technology Executive at Quest Software Public Sector, Inc., to examine the current state of federal agencies’ Active Directory environments. This week, Eric returns to take a deep dive…

Active Directory Management (Part 1) – Quest’s Senior Technology Executive examines the current state of federal agencies’ AD environments

It’s hard to believe that it has been 23 years since Microsoft’s Active Directory (AD) was released. Since its debut as a part of Windows 2000 Server, AD has gone through many evolutions and iterations to become the complex platform…

4 ways agencies can protect themselves from cyber attacks in Microsoft directory services

As technology has evolved, so has the adoption and use of next-generation cloud platforms. Over the years, federal government agencies have adopted a multitude of cloud platforms to facilitate  more efficient workflows and to create a more secure environment for…

Modern strategies federal agencies can take for endpoint management and the migration to cloud

When COVID-19 reached American shores, most of the federal government agencies moved their processes and procedures online, accelerating a digital transformation that has been underway for decades. While the pandemic demonstrated the tremendous potential digital transformation presents to federal government…