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

ACTIVE DIRECTORY

Active Directory® and Zero Trust Security

With new methods of security on the horizon, IT admins are curious about using Active Directory for Zero Trust Security. But can that actually work?

DOMAIN CONTROLLER

Do I Really Need a Domain Controller?

With the cloud era underway, many IT admins are wondering, “Do I really need a domain controller if my resources are mainly non-Windows?”

SECURITY

What is a Zero Trust Security Model?

With so many security breaches occurring worldwide, IT admins are shifting their attention to a zero trust security model.

NEWS

March ’21 Newsletter

JumpCloud hits March like a lion, with big announcements on its macOS zero-touch enrollment, homepage updates, geofencing and more.

CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

What is a Cloud Directory?

What is a cloud directory? So many options in today’s IT market claim to be one, but by definition, fall short of the mark.

IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT (IAM)

What is IAM? (Identity and Access Management)

Identity and access management, or IAM, used to be much simpler. But when the cloud came along, so did a number of acronyms and complexities. What is IAM today?