2 Oct 2020

Review: Linksys Velop Mesh Tri-Band Router (vs Eero Pro)

By |2021-09-09T23:23:27-07:00Oct 2, 2020 - Friday|Networking, Product Reviews, Reviews, Technology|0 Comments

Read: 14 mins. The need for reliable and speedy WiFi throughout the entire home has become important in modern times as more and more devices connect wirelessly. Like many consumers, you very likely came across dead spots in your house where the WiFi signal was either weak or non-existent. Consumer "mesh" WiFi routers promise to solve this issue, and in this article we will explore what they are, and how the Linksys Velop AC router compared to the Amazon Eero Pro.

19 Aug 2020

Azure AD: Successful Logins From Unknown Users

By |2021-08-13T20:51:44-07:00Aug 19, 2020 - Wednesday|Microsoft 365, Security, Technology|0 Comments

Read: 3 mins. The Security Operations Center (SOC) noticed logins to Azure Active Directory (AAD) from yahoo.com and gmail.com email addresses and asked the IT Security team to investigate. At the time, we did not allow many B2B Guest credentials for those domains, but alarmingly, the accounts in question successfully authenticated even though they did not exist in our AAD tenant. Who were those people? Did we have a security breach? What did they access?

20 Jul 2020

PowerShell: Compare Two Objects/Arrays And Output Result in Custom Format

By |2021-05-18T23:46:50-07:00Jul 20, 2020 - Monday|PowerShell, Technology|0 Comments

Read: 4 mins. The Compare-Object cmdlet is a very useful tool to find differences between data sets. It can help with logging changes, acting only on specific sets of data, speeding up processing time, and reducing complexity. In this article, we will cover what the "SideIndicator" property means, how to pass through all Properties from the source data, create a custom property with evaluated information, and output only results that exist in both data sets.

1 May 2020

Active Directory: Group And Membership Changes (Windows Event IDs, Auditing, and Splunk)

By |2021-08-19T23:52:01-07:00May 1, 2020 - Friday|Security, Technology|4 Comments

Read: 12 mins. How do you find out who made a change to an Active Directory or Builtin Local Group? Which users were added to or removed from a group? When was a group deleted? In this post, we look at Group and Membership change Event IDs, and explore how to use Splunk to find relevant information to aid in your investigations.

14 Apr 2020

MS Teams: Who Recorded The Meeting? Who Downloaded a Copy of The Recording?

By |2021-05-18T21:30:26-07:00Apr 14, 2020 - Tuesday|Microsoft 365, Security, Technology|0 Comments

Read: 3 mins. A sensitive, internal meeting was held within Microsoft Teams, and someone had accidentally recorded it. The organizer was extremely unhappy when nobody admitted to it, particularly since any attendee was able to download a copy of the recording. An urgent request to the Office 365 and Information Security teams was put out to investigate. How did we go about in doing so?

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