Protecting the administrator account

Wednesday, 16 February 2005, 12:18 PM EST

The Administrator user account is by far the number one target for someone trying to gain illegal access to your network and resources. You must protect this account above all other accounts to ensure that you are not left vulnerable to the tools, tricks, and exposure that this account accommodates. There are some basic and advanced options that you can configure within Windows Active Directory to protect this valued account.

By Derek Melber at WindowSecurity.com

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