Cyber Defense: Tag - windows

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


PowerShell Protect-CmsMessage Example Code, Limitations and Errors

PowerShell Protect-CmsMessage and Unprotect-CmsMessage provide an easy way to use RFC 5652 public key encryption of your data. This article gives example PowerShell code, and talks about limitations, issues, problems, error messages, and how to get around some of them. Continue reading PowerShell Protect-CmsMessage Example Code, Limitations and Errors


PowerShell for KeePass Password Manager

KeePass is a free, open source password manager for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. KeePass can be scripted with PowerShell to view, add, edit or remove entries. This makes it easy to store secrets like passwords and encryption keys in KeePass for use in PowerShell scripts that need to use these secrets. This little article is just some sample PowerShell code to get you started. Continue reading PowerShell for KeePass Password Manager


Biggest Patch Tuesday In Recent History For March

By, Paul A. Henry MCP+I, MCSE, CCSA, CCSE, CISSP-ISSAP, CISM, CISA, CIFI, CCE, ACE, GCFE, GCFA, GSEC, GICSP, GCED, GPPA, VCP4/5, VCP-DCV (5.5), vExpert Senior SANS Instructor - phenry@sans.org March Patch Tuesday brings 5 Critical and 9 important patches - including 2 issues that have been publicly disclosed. Lets look at the details: '' MS15-018 … Continue reading Biggest Patch Tuesday In Recent History For March


Three Critical and Six Important Vulnerabilities For February From Microsoft

Paul A. Henry MCP+I, MCSE, CCSA, CCSE, CISSP-ISSAP, CISM, CISA, CIFI, CCE, ACE, GCFE, GCFA, GSEC, GCED, VCP4/5, VCP-DCV, vExpert Senior SANS Instructor - phenry@sans.org Patch Tuesday for February 2015 brings three critical and six important vulnerabilities to the table: '' MS15-009 Mitigates a Critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer '' MS15-010 Mitigates a Critical vulnerability … Continue reading Three Critical and Six Important Vulnerabilities For February From Microsoft