Microsoft Security Workshop: Implementing PowerShell Security Best Practices

Microsoft Security Workshop: Implementing PowerShell Security Best Practices Certification Training Course Overview

Enrol for the 1-day Microsoft Security Workshop: Implementing PowerShell Security Best Practices training from Koenig Solutions accredited by Microsoft. The primary objective of Windows PowerShell was to help IT professionals and power users control and automate the administration of the Windows operating system and applications that run on Windows.

To take advantage of the benefits that Windows PowerShell has to offer, while at the same time, minimize security-related risks, it is essential to understand the primary aspects of Windows PowerShell operational security. Another aspect that is critical to consider in the context of this course is the role of Windows PowerShell in security exploits.

Through blend of hands on labs and practical training, you will learn about PowerShell fundamentals, including its architectural design, its editions and versions, and basics of interacting with PowerShell

You will then explore the most common Windows PowerShell-based techniques employed by hackers in order to leverage existing access to a Windows operating system to facilitate installation of malicious software, carry out reconnaissance tasks, establish its persistency on the target computer, and promote lateral movement. You will also review some of Windows PowerShell-based security tools that facilitate penetration testing, forensics, and reverse engineering of Windows PowerShell exploits.

To conclude the course, you will provide a summary of technologies recommended by the Blue Team that are geared towards implementing comprehensive, defense-in-depth security against Windows PowerShell-based attacks.

Intended Audience

This course is intended for IT Professionals that require a deeper understanding of Windows PowerShell security related features and exploits and to increase their knowledge level through a predominately hands-on experience implementing Windows PowerShell security features.

Learning Objectives

  • Provide an overview of Windows PowerShell
  • Describe PowerShell editions and versions
  • Install and use Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core
  • Manage execution of local PowerShell scripts
  • Manage remote execution of Windows PowerShell
  • Manage remote execution of PowerShell Core
  • Describe security implications of using Constrained Language Mode
  • Describe the architecture and components of Windows PowerShell DSC
  • Recommend Windows PowerShell auditing and logging configuration
  • Provide examples of Windows PowerShell-based attacks
  • Use Windows PowerShell-based security tools
  • Provide an overview of Windows PowerShell-based security-related technologies
  • Implement Windows PowerShell logging by using Desired State Configuration (DSC)
  • Identify and mitigate Windows PowerShell-based exploits
  • Implement Just Enough Administration (JEA)

Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who take this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • A good foundation in accessing and using simple Windows PowerShell commands
  • The current cybersecurity ecosystem
  • Experience with Windows Client and Server administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Basic experience and understanding of Windows networking technologies, to include Windows Firewall network setting, DNS, DHCP, WiFi, and cloud services concepts.
  • Basic experience and understanding of Active Directory, including functions of a domain controller, sign on services, and an understanding of group policy.
  • Knowledge of and relevant experience in systems administration, using Windows 10.

Microsoft Security Workshop: Implementing PowerShell Security Best Practices (Duration : 8 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Prerequisites
  • Basic Computer Knowledge.