Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Monitoring Active Directory Changes

Monitoring Active Directory changes is important so that we make sure no unauthorized changes are made. SOX, GLBA and HIPAA auditors all require some type of Active Directory monitoring so that unauthorized changes are not being made. At the same time, during this period of economic downturn, companies are also looking at ways they can save money. Many of these Active Directory monitoring tools can be very expendive, which is why I am testing out Netwrix. Netwrix offers a freeware or commercial version of AD monitoring. It is very easy to download and configure. The website is located at:

You can also view a sample report on their website. Check it out...

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