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Daily insights on directory services, IAM, LDAP, identity security, SSO, system management (Mac, Windows, Linux), networking, and the cloud.

SYSTEM MANAGEMENT

Serverless Endpoint Management

Endpoint management with Microsoft solutions was largely done via on-prem management tools, but a serverless approach makes sense now.

AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS)

One User Account for Both AWS and GCP

Use a cloud directory service to provide one user account for AWS and GCP, even if you’re an AD-centric organization.

USER MANAGEMENT

User Provisioning Workflow Tips

The ideal user provisioning workflow is automated and seamless. Here's how to do that with coordination between the IT and HR departments.

MULTI-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION (MFA)

OneLogin Protect vs. JumpCloud MFA

As more organizations are adopting MFA policies to protect their identities, they are examining OneLogin Protect vs. JumpCloud MFA.

SECURITY

Cybersecurity in Financial Services

In this blog, we’ll go over the current state of cybersecurity in FSI, what can be done to address security concerns, and the tools that help.

GROUP POLICY OBJECTS (GPOS)

GPOs 101

Group Policy Objects (GPOs) are a powerful tool for Windows systems. But is there something similar for Mac and Linux systems?

ACTIVE DIRECTORY

Can You Really Retire AD?

While cloud resources take precedence, IT admins are questioning whether they can retire Active Directory as it struggles with the cloud era.

GROUP POLICY OBJECTS (GPOS)

Single Sign-On and Group Policy

Modern, integrated solutions are needed to make Windows’ on-prem single sign-on and group policies work in cross-platform IT environments.