Windows Security Automation and Threat Hunting with PowerShell Seminar
Location: 400 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203, USA
Date: October 10, 2018 8:00am – 4:00pm
Duration: 8 hours
Audience: Cyber Security professionals and Windows administrators
Attendees Environment: Laptops not required, but suggested to have better hands-on absorption of subject matter.
PowerShell is both a command-line shell and scripting language. Fight fires quickly using existing or custom PowerShell commands or scripts at the shell. PowerShell is made for Security Operations (SecOps) automation on Windows. This seminar does not require prior programming skills. The seminar focuses on PowerShell programming, giving a beginner skills to be productive in windows scripting to automate tasks and also remediate problems.
Cyber Security is the objective of this seminar, and the PowerShell examples will demonstrate PowerShell capabilities that help lock down a Windows system and also report security status.
- Getting started running commands
- Security cmdlets
- Using and updating the built-in help
- Execution policies
- Fun tricks with the ISE graphical editor
- Piping .NET and COM objects, not text
- Using properties and methods of objects
- Helping Linux admins feel more at home
- Aliases, cmdlets, functions, modules, etc.
PowerShell Utilities and Tips
- Customizing your profile script
- PowerShell remote command execution
- Security setting across the network
- File copy via PowerShell remoting
- Capturing the output of commands
- Parsing text files and logs with regex patterns
- Parsing Security Logs
- Searching remote event logs
- Mounting the registry as a drive
- Security settings in the Registry
- Exporting data to CSV, HTML and JSON files
- Running scripts as scheduled jobs
- Continued Security Compliance
- Pushing out scripts through Group Policy
- Importing modules and dot-sourcing functions
- PowerShell Scripting to implement Security Practices
- Writing your own functions to automate security status and settings
- Passing arguments into your scripts
- Function parameters and returning output
- Flow control: if-then, foreach, that make security decisions
- How to pipe data in/out of your scripts for security compliance and reporting
Attendees to this seminar, Windows Security Automation and Threat Hunting with PowerShell, will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.