19 Aug 2020

Azure AD: Successful Logins From Unknown Users

By |2022-03-22T19:53:10-07:00Aug 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?

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?

12 Nov 2019

Search Active Directory Without ADUC

By |2021-08-13T21:10:09-07:00Nov 12, 2019 - Tuesday|Technology|0 Comments

Read: 2 mins. As an IT Systems Engineer, I am often asked who the Members of particular Active Directory groups are. There are multiple ways to retrieve that information, including LDAP, PowerShell, and the "AD Users and Computers tool". However, did you know that since Windows 7, there is a built-in tool to search Active Directory for Users, Groups, and Computers? Here is how.

8 Nov 2019

Review: Microsoft ARC Mouse (2019)

By |2022-02-16T14:57:52-08:00Nov 8, 2019 - Friday|Product Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Read: 4 mins. Microsoft released an updated version to its popular ARC-series mice that fold flat when not in use, making it perfect for travels. How does this October 2019 edition compare to my beloved 2013 Arc Touch Mouse Surface Edition that had been with me since the Surface 2 was released in 2013? Read on to find out!

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