Tech Brief

Protecting and Auditing Active Directory with Quest Solutions

Active Directory (AD) is the core of enterprise IT; for this reason, comprehensive protection and auditing of AD changes is critical. Leading industry expert on Windows security, Randy Franklin Smith explains a four part approach which provides comprehensive audit and protection for Active Directory:

  • real-time monitoring
  • reporting
  • secure audit trail
  • security event management and correlation

In this tech brief, Randy explains how together, ChangeAuditor for Active Directory tracks, monitors and reports on core changes while InTrust provides a long-term, secure audit trail and correlates AD data with other enterprise IT activity.