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Mark Austin
March 23rd, 2012

Self-Provisioned Software Installation with Privilege Guard

In addition to elevating the rights of privileged applications and administrative tasks, Privilege Guard (Edit: now Defendpoint) can empower users to install approved software. Although most organizations will have some form of centralized software distribution in place, packaging every application for distribution is not always economical and often unnecessary. With Privilege Guard you can easily complement your existing software distribution solution to enable standard users to self-provision any corporate approved software or if necessary give some users an even greater level of autonomy and audit their actions.


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Privilege Guard 3.0 Reporting Pack Preview

Last week I gave you a sneak preview of Privilege Guard 3.0 (Edit: now Defendpoint), which will be released at the start of the New Year. We will also be releasing two new add on modules for Privilege Guard, and today I want to give you a preview of the Reporting Pack module.

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Centralizing Windows Events with Event Forwarding

If you are interested in centralizing Windows events from your desktops or servers then you should take a serious look at Windows Event Forwarding. Event Forwarding is provided by Windows Remote Management (WinRM) and enables you to get events from remote computers and store them in the local event log of an event collector computer.

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