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UserLock 7 secures Windows network access. Limit logins and control user access by session type (including Wi-Fi) and by user, user group or organization unit.
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Everyone will agree that application deployment, remote server reboots, emergency updates, user session locking, etc. are tedious, time consuming chores without the help provided by efficient tools.
IS Decisions prides itself in building top notch solutions for IT pros. Its remote deployment and execution solution is called RemoteExec and here’s a comparison with Microsoft’s PsExec.
UserLock 6.0 is a major update and comes with important additional features and enhancements that significantly improve the protection of corporate Windows networks against insider threat.
"UserLock locks down PCs, and does it well. This lightweight supplements Windows' Group Policy abilities and it does so via a familiar interface. Changes happen quickly, and the app also lets you record session histories.
It's an impressive product."
I have large number of lab systems — physical and virtual — and fortunately all running Windows OS. I use all these systems to run multiple SharePoint 2010 farms and a large test bed for load testing the SharePoint farms.
So, when I perform load testing, I need to perform several tasks before I initiate the load tests. This includes anything from just remote restart of these systems to deploying software, etc.
Also, for tasks such as starting physical machines on-demand, initializing virtual machines, and performing update operations, etc.
I needed a simple, light-weight software to do all this in an automated manner. IS Decisions RemoteExec 5.0 is a best fit here.
UserLock has a number of new features listed here which make it a great product, it provides a feature that most AD tools and AD itself overlook – controlling the number of concurrent sessions users can have at one time ...
The ISDecisions Blog covers Enterprise Network Security for Windows Server and Active Directory. Commentary and expertise is provided from our staff, our partners and our clients on some of the biggest security risks that organizations face today.
A new blog for IT professionals seeking news and opinions on Enterprise Network Security for Windows Server and Active Directory.
Commentary and expertise will be provided from IS Decisions staff, partners and clients on some of the biggest security risks that organizations face today.
If you’re a ‘savvy IT Pro’ interested in Enterprise Network Security and would like to write for the IS Decisions blog then get in contact with me!
Simon Passmore, Senior Development and Support Officer (Systems Team) ICT, Corporate Information and Technology Department at South Wales Police, has been using UserLock since 2006 and shares his opinion about IS Decisions software solution to secure and control access to Windows-based networks.
Academic institutions (universities, colleges, schools, training centers…) have a very specific IT challenge: In addition to their application environment, usually they also have to manage a network of free access workstations for the students / trainees.
For the larger establishments, this network can range anywhere between a few hundred and thousands of systems, rendering security and optimization essential.
UserLock, a software solution from IS Decisions, gives organizations the ways and means to efficiently enforce network access security as well as optimize workstation usage.
Installation, configuration, and management of software are large part of most system administrator’s jobs.
Derek Schauland reviews the RemoteExec 5 utility for performing remote administration tasks.
Trace all access to your Windows network and get real-time info about where and when users log on/off.