Answer: Accurate Identification / Audit of Privileged Users in an organization's foundational Active Directory
There's only 1 solution on planet Earth that can accurately identify and audit privileged access in Active Directory - the Microsoft-endorsed Gold Finger.
There isn't another solution on planet Earth that can correctly do so. Any company that claims to have such a solution doesn't know what it takes to correctly audit / identify privileged access in Active Directory. There is only ONE way to CORRECTLY audit / identify privileged access in Active Directory, and that is by accurately determining effective permissions / effective access in Active Directory.
Our Administrative (Privileged) Access and Delegation Audit Tool uniquely empowers organizations to accurately and automatically audit effective privileged access across an entire Active Directory.
Gold FingerActive Directory Privileged (Administrative) Access and Delegation Audit Tool
"We are very pleased to see Paramount Defenses, a valued Microsoft partner, offer an innovative security solution (in Gold Finger) that helps enhance security and compliance in Active Directory environments."
– Charles Coats, Senior Product Manager,
Identity and Security Business Group
Organizations worldwide have a paramount cyber security need to be able to audit effective privileged access in their foundational Active Directory to defend themselves from systemic compromise.
They do so because in a Microsoft Windows Server based IT infrastructure, Active Directory is the organization's lifeline, the very foundation of cyber security and bedrock of privileged access.
They need to know who has what effective privileged access in Active Directory because they need to know Who has the Keys to the Kingdom and Who has the Keys to Every Lock in the Kingdom.
Our Gold Finger Active Directory Effective Privileged Access Audit Tool was designed to empower organizations fulfill this exact need.
It can uniquely, instantly, accurately and trustworthily audit –
Exactly who has unrestricted privileged access in an Active Directory
Exactly who can control and manage all of the organization's user accounts in Active Directory
Exactly who can control and manage all of the organization's computer accounts in Active Directory
Exactly who can control and manage all of the organization's security groups in Active Directory
Exactly who can control and manage the distribution of privileged power within the Active Directory itself
In fact, only Gold Finger is designed by former Microsoft Program Manager for Active Directory Security, endorsed by Microsoft and trusted by the world's top organizations. It is the world's most capable, valuable and trustworthy Active Directory Audit Tool.
Accurate Assessment – Accurately audit exactly who has what privileged access effectively granted in Active Directory, taking all factors (e.g. precedence orders, memberships expansions, conflict resolution etc.) that impact effective access into account.
Complete Automation – Automatically audit effective privileged access across an entire Active Directory domain within minutes.
Enterprise Scalability – Easily and swiftly assess effective privileged access across even large Active Directory deployments
Source Identification – Find out exactly which underlying permissions grants a user specific effective privileged access.
Zero Configuration – Instantly deploy the tool on any machine without requiring a single change anywhere whatsoever.
Real-Time Analysis – Instantly audit and verify an administratie delegation as soon as it is made anywhere in Active Directory.
Intuitive Interface – Easily view all privileged access, all users who have such access, where they have it and how they do so.
Professional-grade Report Generation – Easily generate and furnish privileged access audit reports in PDF format.
Analysis Exports – Instantly export audit results for offline analysis, sharing, report submission and archival.
DC Specific Analysis and Alternate Credential Use – Target any domain controller, and use alternate credentials .
The following are some real-world examples that illustrate the capabilities of our Gold Finger Active Directory Effective Privileged Access Audit Tool –
Our Gold Finger Active Directory Privileged Access Audit Tool uniquely delivers the following valuable and measurable benefits –
Accurately identify, audit, document and minimize the number of privileged access users in Active Directory.
Frequently audit all effective privileged access, administrative users, groups and delegations in Active Directory.
Perform accurate Active Directory privileged access audits to fulfill cyber security and regulatory compliance needs.
Demonstrate regulatory compliance of privileged access rights provisioned on all critical IT resources in Active Directory.
Implement and maintain a highly secure least privileged access based administrative delegation model natively in Active Directory.
Mitigate the risk of Active Directory Privilege Escalation based on the exploitation of unauthorized privileged access in Active Directory.
In addition, Gold Finger also helps organizations implement 5 essential cyber security solutions for –
1. Active Directory Security
3. Attack Surface Reduction
5. Audit and Compliance
2. Privileged Access Audit
4. Insider Threat Protection
As such, only Gold Finger's unique capabilities empower organizations worldwide to fulfill all their Active Directory audit (i.e. security, membership, permissions, effective permissions/access and effective privileged access audit) needs.
The tool can be instantly downloaded, installed and run on any Windows computer in under 2 minutes. Its use does not require any admin privileges or any changes to Active Directory. See FAQ.
The tool can be licensed on a long-term (one-year, two-year or three-year license term) basis. Pricing is based on the size of your Active Directory. A license can span multiple domains. For additional information, including a WebEx demo, a complimentary trial, or any questions, please contact our Global Sales Team for assistance. For a quick custom price quote, please click here.
"We use the Gold Finger from Paramount Defenses to fulfill our Active Directory Audit needs. It saves us a lot of time and effort and we would recommend it to anyone who needs to perform Active Directory audits trustworthily and cost-effectively. Great product, great support."