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PowerShell Functions for Security Analysis

by Liam Cleary

This course will teach you how to use PowerShell for security analysis by automating common security tasks.

What you'll learn

As a member of the security team within your organization, you may spend most of your time reviewing security issues, testing security configuration, and ensuring the organization is secure. Many of the tasks you perform require manual checks and reviewing of the results. In this course, PowerShell Functions for Security Analysis, you’ll learn to use PowerShell to perform security-related tasks. First, you’ll understand why PowerShell should be used to assist with Security. Next, you’ll discover how to install PowerShell cross-platform, followed by using PowerShell to remote cross operating system boundaries. Finally, you’ll learn how to use core commands and create scripts to automate common security tasks. When you are finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of using PowerShell for security analysis needed to enhance your PowerShell use within the security team.

About the author

Liam began his career as a trainer of all things computer-related. He quickly realized that programming, breaking, and hacking were much more fun. Liam spent the next few years working within core infrastructure and security services. He is the founder and owner of SharePlicity, a consulting company that focuses on Microsoft 365 and Azure technology. His role within SharePlicity is to help organizations implement Microsoft 365 and Azure technology to enhance internal and external collaboration, ... more

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