Notify users about their random passwords via SMS

In a previous blog, we saw why generating random passwords is key to securing new user accounts for your Active Directory environment. But random passwords for new user accounts also need to be securely transmitted to the end user. In this blog, you’ll learn how to securely notify users about their random passwords using ADManager Plus. When configuring new user accounts manually in ADManager Plus, random passwords…

Five BYOD challenges IT teams face and ways to mitigate them

BYOD stands for bring your own device, whereby your organization lets employees use personal devices for day-to-day work. Sounds simple, right? Unlike corporate devices where the enterprise has complete freedom to choose users’ device types and platforms, BYOD is a different case altogether. In BYOD environments, employees often use different devices manufactured by different OEMs running on multiple OS versions. In such a scenario, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to managing these various BYOD devices.…

Five worthy reads: Cybersecurity drift: Leveraging AI and ML to safeguard your network from threats

Five worthy reads is a regular column on five noteworthy items we’ve discovered while researching trending and timeless topics. This week, sticking with October’s cybersecurity awareness theme, we’ll take an in-depth look at both the good and the bad of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in cybersecurity. It’s that time of year when everyone’s talking about cybersecurity and spreading awareness on the importance of…

Here’s how Rojan, a leading MSP in Australia saves thousands on IT maintenance costs with OpManager

Rojan Australia Pty Ltd is a managed IT services provider that supports a wide assortment of customers and businesses, and provides services such as hosted Microsoft Exchange, Xen Citrix servers, rack space, internet links, and desktop support. Why Rojan chose OpManager In managing more than 500 servers and seven data centers, a substantial amount of…

ManageEngine recognized for Next Gen Unified Endpoint Management in London

“With cybercrime heading into the tens of billions of records stolen, and trillions of dollars in damages, we are proud to recognize ManageEngine as an award-winning innovator that offers a new approach to defeat these criminals,” said Pierlugi Paganini, editor-in-chief, Cyber Defense Magazine. Cyberattacks are always evolving, and businesses around the world need to stay updated and compliant with industry standards…

Beware of black cats and black hats this Halloween

It’s that time of the year again when you sport your favorite costume, carve pumpkins, gear up for trick-or-treating, and reread Gothic stories. It’s almost Halloween! There is no denying that October is all about ghosts and ghouls, tricks and treats, witches and wizards, pirates and pumpkins. However, October is also National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), a time to remember that alongside our cogent…

Introducing the Wi-Fi Analyzer for OpManager’s Android app: A perfect team for sustained IT infrastructure management

Addressing Wi-Fi issues can be challenging Tracking the availability, speed, and performance of a large number of systems, servers, VMs, routers, access points, firewalls, interfaces, and WAN links, plus monitoring their health is not a simple task. Tackling angry emails from employees about Wi-Fi running slowly, or it taking a lifetime to download a simple setup file or load a business-critical application,…