Cyber Defense

PowerShell Function to Send UDP SYSLOG Message Packets

Simple PowerShell function to send syslog message packets to UDP 514, including facility, severity and custom payloads. Continue reading PowerShell Function to Send UDP SYSLOG Message Packets


Launch PowerShell Script From Within KeePass And Include Password Secure String Credential

Run PowerShell scripts and commands from within KeePass by double-clicking, securely sending passwords from KeePass into PowerShell using DPAPI. Continue reading Launch PowerShell Script From Within KeePass And Include Password Secure String Credential


New Course SEC505 Update: Securing Windows and PowerShell Automation

New update to SEC505 includes PowerShell Just Enough Admin (JEA) and Desired State Configuration (DSC). Continue reading New Course SEC505 Update: Securing Windows and PowerShell Automation


Automotive Infotainment Systems Collect Sensitive Data

Modern motor vehicles are becoming "smartphones on wheels." They collect and store a growing volume of information that could surprise the people who drive or occupy the vehicles. The collected information could embarrass individuals, or could leak secrets about the organizations for whom the individuals work. From a cyber defense perspective, one risk is that … Continue reading Automotive Infotainment Systems Collect Sensitive Data


Anticipatory Active Defenses by Bryce Galbraith

We IT pros often commiserate about our struggles to implement effective security within our organizations, butAPTs have no sympathy for our challenges and frustrations. They know we struggle; they're counting on it. They know application whitelisting in full lockdown is hard to implement. They know passwords are the bane of security. They know most organizations … Continue reading Anticipatory Active Defenses by Bryce Galbraith