When talking about security in Active Directory a big challenge is the delegation and how to protect the admin accounts and groups. Microsoft has release two whitepapers about this subject.
- Best Practices for Delegating Active Directory Administration
- Best Practices for Securing Active Directory
The delegation highlights the security model in Active Directory which is important to understand and have in mind to get the best out of it. It’s not an easy task to manage and has many dependencies of administrative users and systems to keep in mind when setting this up.
This goes hand in hand with securing your Active Directory environment since you have very high privileged accounts, and if the wrong persons gets on hold of it, it can do some great damage to the whole company. Continue reading