A software solution is needed to ensure that Active Directory user and group objects are not just deleted or disabled, but also properly suspended to retain critical data for audit, compliance, and security purposes.
It is natural for people to come and go within an organization, whether for medical leave or military deployments or permanent retirements or terminations. However, native Active Directory tools are not equipped to properly secure these accounts. As a result, a complex and potentially error-prone manual process is required to ensure that users and groups are properly suspended and secured. Without adding a 'suspend' process, compliance and security requirements like SOX 404, HIPAA, and PCI are put at risk.
Improperly suspending a user or group can also result in potential security breaches, audit failures, and fines. This is why deleting users and groups is not an acceptable practice, as deleted objects are no longer available for audit and security requirements. Disabling users carries the risk of unintended account re-activation if additional steps are not taken. Additionally, disabling groups is not provided by Active Directory, yet it is often considered the number one missing feature.
Cayo | Suspend solves these critical security and compliance challenges by adding policy workflow to the process used for deactivating users and groups. This software tool ensures sustained efficiency, security, and compliance by streamlining the suspension process. To learn more about Cayo | Suspend, you can watch a demo or purchase a permanent license at Cayosoft.com.
â— Suspend Active Directory Groups
â— Suspend Active Directory Users
â— Auditor Friendly Reports
â— Right-click Undo
â— Active Directory Users & Computers Integration
â— 12 New Suspend Policies