Group Policy Blog

Updates to Group Policy Automation Engine and Group Policy Compliance Manager!

As the year draws to a close, we are busy here at SDM Software putting the wraps on updates to existing products. Today I wanted to announce two product updates that are getting ready to ship: Group Policy Automation Engine 4.1: This update to our venerable PowerShell-based Group Policy “SDK” includes some holiday treats, including … Read More.

Group Policy Compliance Manager has arrived!

I started SDM Software back in 2006 with the goal to solve some of the thornier problems of managing Group Policy in enterprise environments. Years of on-the-job experience had shown me the challenges of the “in-the-box” solutions when it came to delivering a reliable end-to-end configuration management system using GP. And while Microsoft had provided … Read More.

Good article on Group Policy & Security Compliance

I thought this Information Week article did a good job of articulating the challenges of security compliance on Windows, and the use of Group Policy as the first line of defense here. Most folks have been using GP to lockdown their desktop systems for a while now, but the reality is that Group Policy is … Read More.