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In This Newsletter: Vol. 2, Issue 2

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Five Minutes with Mike

You may be familiar with the term “password filtering” – meaning a way to sort through password combinations and filter out passwords that do not meet complexity or compliance requirements.

Simply put, it is a tool that helps enforce stronger passwords. And, who doesn’t need more security in today’s virtual world?

Mike Dodson, director of engineering at Namescape, gives us five minutes and explains how password filtering came to be, how it works and why it is so important.

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You have questions? El Capitan has answers

You have questions? El Capitán has answers.

El Capitán, a.k.a. Namescape’s very own Stephen Brashear, support services manager, explains how to provision based on location. Sound intriguing?

El Capitán will walk you through how to automatically provision many of the user properties in advance, using a combination of picklists and location templates.

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Customer Spotlight

Namescape Customer - Cushman & Wakefield

Customer: Cushman & Wakefield; the world’s largest privately held commercial real estate services firm; 230 offices in 58 countries and 15,000 employees worldwide

Their challenges:

After implementing ITIL practices, C&W needed to securely delegate permissions to first line staff in order to de-centralize new user account creation and provisioning.
Audit requirements dictated that new accounts must have a unique employee ID assigned by Human Resources and an internal ticket number produced by the ticketing system. This process could not be implemented using standard AD tools.

Their solution: C&W employed rDirectory, mPowerTools and joBot for a complete Namescape solution.

Click here to read more about how they integrated all three products to best solve their specific challenges.


Useful links from Namescape

Hit the Links

Choosing passwords...as easy as 1,2,3? Not anymore.

Today, everything is online and electronic – from confidential intellectual property to HR files to medical records to your Netflix queue.

This means that password protection is even more vital to your security and safeguarding your identity...and business.

We’ve collected some helpful links that discuss this very issue – so read up and educate yourself on password protection.

How to properly celebrate Change Your Password Day
Poor Password Security Poses Big IT Problem

Active Directory strategy shouldn’t require luck

So instead of wishing on four-leaf clovers in March, let us show you how Namescape can provide customized management solutions for your most time consuming AD tasks.

It takes more than luck to manage Active Directory effectively. We have what it takes.