eBooks

Our free eBooks expose you to ways to bring more visibility into what's going on in your hybrid cloud IT environment. The collection includes overviews of critical aspects of systems auditing, deeper dives into important topics and a variety of white papers. Whether you're conducting general research or already evaluating vendors, you'll find resources to help.

This eBook explains how ransomware can infect your computers and details best practices for limiting the damage it can do.
This eBook explores how the Netwrix Auditor Add-on for AWS delivers complete visibility into what’s going on in your AWS environment and provides the comprehensive auditing you need to ensure security and compliance.
This eBook explores how the Netwrix Auditor Add-on for HP ArcSight enhances your ArcSight data with intelligible context by transforming raw event logs into an easy-to-read user activity trail.
This white paper provides IT executives with insight into how to assess and properly address file system security by answering just seven questions.
This white paper provides an accessible, comprehensible overview of the various types of IT compliance, explores their basic concepts and commonalities, and offers guidelines for implementation.
This eBook explains how integrating of Netwrix Auditor with Splunk will give you a clear and complete user activity trail that contains who, what, when and where information, as well as details about Group Policy attribute changes, maximizing the value of your SIEM investment.
This eBook is a comprehensive resource for both new and experienced AD admins. It details Active Directory structure, terminology and configuration, and also offers best practices for AD management and a useful list of reference materials.
This Study Guide covers Microsoft’s 70-410 exam titled "Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012”. It is meant to supplement other study materials and help you successfully pass the exam.
In this white paper you will learn how to avoid conflicts and roadblocks when helping your company create and implement a formal and rigorous auditing policy.
In this white paper, Randy Franklin Smith discusses the 5 most important changes affecting the security of Active Directory, shows you how to audit these events using native auditing, and points out the limitations and gaps you should be aware of.
When users graduate from school, IT administrators must quickly deactivate a huge number of accounts in order to maintain security and compliance. See how an automated solution makes this tedious job faster and easier.
This white paper explains why auditing SQL Server is critical for security and compliance, and explores the options you have for monitoring changes to SQL Server.
This white paper explains why continuous monitoring of Exchange Server is critical to minimizing the risk of data breaches and business disruptions, and explores the options you have for auditing Exchange Server configuration, changes and access.
This white paper explains why it’s critical to audit Exchange Server and details the must-have features to look for in an Exchange auditing solution.
This white paper explains how to determine which changes in your environment merit inspection and explores the options you have for monitoring AD changes.
This white paper explains why effective monitoring of file server changes is critical for security and compliance, and details the key features to look for in an auditing solution.
This white paper explains how Group Policy auditing can mitigate the risk of security breaches and compliance failures, and details the must-have features you need in a Group Policy auditing and reporting solution.
This white paper explains why continuously monitoring file access events is critical to mitigating the risk of security incidents and explores your options for file access auditing tools.
The white paper details the common reasons for account lockouts and explores the benefits of investing in a solution that automates the lockout resolution workflow.
This white paper explains why auditing Group Policy is critical for security and business continuity, and explores your options for monitoring Group Policy changes.
This white paper explains why users let their passwords expire and explores your options for proactively reminding them when they need to reset their passwords.
This white paper explains why change monitoring is critical in virtual environments and explores your options for auditing tools.
This white paper explains why continuous monitoring of Windows Server configurations is critical for security and compliance, and explores your options for effective auditing.
This white paper presents a methodical approach to IT auditing, from asset inventory and assessment to choosing and implementing the most effective IT auditing solution.
In this white paper, Don Jones tells 5 true horror stories about how the lack of auditing has resulted in a significant damage for organizations.
This white paper illustrates how user activity monitoring (UAM) enables organizations to gain complete visibility into what’s going on in their on-premises and hybrid cloud IT environments.
In this white paper, renowned industry expert Don Jones explains how to easily improve Active Directory auditing with native tools without dramatically changing your IT infrastructure.
This white paper explains why change auditing is critical and identifies the features you need in a Windows Active Directory auditing solution.