The following article deals with account lockout policies as you may find in (but not limited to) Windows domains. The issues discussed apply to all Windows domains whose authentication relies on passwords alone (as opposed to multifactor authentication).
Many folks reading about this topic struggle with the use of technical terms they don't fully understand. This article seeks to address that problem by providing some basic tips on Cyber Security in plain English. Enjoy and stay safe.
Feeling responsible for an unfortunate ransomware infection on my parent's network, persistence paid off as I was able to decrypt a strain of ransomware that was not previously (or at least publicly) cracked. I hope this helps others out there affected by the same strain. CL 22.214.171.124 Fairytail
Security is the protection of information systems from theft or damage to the hardware, the software, and the information on them, as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services they provide. The main goal of security is protecting assets, and an asset is anything of value and worthy of protection. Information Security is a discipline of protecting information assets from threats through safeguards to achieve the objectives of confidentiality, integrity, and availability or CIA for short. On the other hand, disclosure, alteration, and disruption (DAD) compromise the security objectives.