Audit your Bitlocker Password Recovery Capabilities

Storing your Bitlocker Recovery Passwords in Active Directory? Now you can easily audit them! AD Bitlocker Password Audit gives you a quick overview of the status of your current password recovery capabilities. Supports computers with multiple keys, including Bitlocker to Go


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Help, I am on the road and I can't log into the VPN!

Do your end-users forget to change their passwords before they travel? Did their domain password expire? Don’t compromise your security by communicating a new password across insecure channels. Use the AD Password Extender to extend your user’s password expiration when they are traveling without changing their password.


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Verify File Integrity with Hash Calculator

Calculate file integrity by calculating cryptographic hashes using an Explorer-like interface. Hash Calculator supports multiple popular hashing algorithms such as MD5SHA1, and SHA2 (256, 384, and 512) and features single and multiple file calculations. Export your results to Microsoft Excel, Acrobat PDF, and multiple other industry formats.


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AD Bitlocker Password Audit

AD Bitlocker Password Audit is a free Windows tool for querying your Active Directory for all or selected computer objects and returning their recovery password in a grid-view format giving you a quick overview of the status of your current password recovery capabilities.

AD Password Extender

AD Password Extender is a free Windows tool that allows you to select a user account and extend the password expiration date by the amount of days specified in your Group Policy. This is often helpful when you have end-users who are traveling and can’t log into the VPN or other Active Directory authenticated system.

New Active Directory and System Manager #2

The development of the new Active Directory and System Manager is moving along. I am a little bit behind schedule, but I hope it will be worth the wait. Right now, I am integrating the features and reports from my AD Audit software. The screenshot is from the...

New Active Directory and System Manager

Over the past few years I have been working on a new concept in Active Directory and System Management. The new software takes an information centric approach to Active Directory management putting the object attributes in focus rather than the the traditional object...

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Tom Andreas Mannerud is an Information Technology Manager, Information Security Technologist, Security Researcher, Educator, and Software Author living in beautiful Tampa, Florida. He has managed Information Technology departments both on land and at sea for international corporations with experience leading and working with multi-national teams. He is a member of FBI InfraGard and the Information Systems Security Association. Tom Andreas earned his Master of Science in Information Security and Assurance from the prestigious Western Governors University and his Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from the University of South Florida. He maintains numerous professional certifications ranging from the rare Certified Internet Business Strategist to the world famous GIAC Certified ISO-27000 Specialist, Certified Ethical Hacker and Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator in addition to other professional certifications from vendors such as Cisco, CIW, SANS GIAC, EC-Council, and Novell. Tom Andreas have tutored and taught at corporate training centers and colleges. He is also the founder of Mannerud on Security, an outlet for his security research and security software. He is often seen contributing with his information security, digital forensics, and security awareness commentary in various online media and discussion forums both here in the United States and overseas.