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Active Defense with PowerShell

by Mike Woolard

Attackers are constantly trying to get on your system, in your networks, and around your data. This course will teach you a few functions and scripts that can be utilized to proactively defend a system on a network.

What you'll learn

When it comes to breaches and incident response, you may have the best plan in place, but as we all know, it is when, not if it will happen. As a network defender, you need to proactively get out in front of these attacks to eliminate threats as soon as possible. In this course, Active Defense with PowerShell, you’ll learn steps you can take to attack the attacker and defend your network before the malicious activity spreads. First, you’ll explore ways to set traps around your systems that may look attractive to an attacker. Next, you will discover the ability to respond, hopefully before the attacker has gotten too deep. Finally, you’ll learn how to proactively review your systems to make sure they meet the standard you set to meet best practice. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to actively defend your systems.

About the author

Mike is an information security manager who has worked in the IT and Information Security fields for 22+ years. A broad background from helpdesk to sysadmin, system engineer, networking, DB and development work. Most of Mike's work now centers around pentests and risk assessments, but an integral part will always be awareness training. An active member in various local security groups, Mike volunteers, speaks, or attends various information security cons.

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