Windows 10 Technical Preview: First Look

Microsoft recently released the first technical preview for Windows 10. There will be two versions for Windows 10, consumer and enterprise. The article will look at the enterprise version and some of the new features. Start Menu The big news about Windows 10 revolves around the Start Menu. Microsoft has brought back the Windows 7 style Start Menu, while still...

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PowerShell for Security Professionals

I found the neat project that is all PowerShell scripts the a Security Professional can use as part of their toolbox Account-Monitoring-Control Updates Authorized-Devices Updates Baselines Patch to fix Start-SecDailyFunction.ps1 Forensics Updates to Forensics Module Log-Management Updates Network-Baseline Added Reference to Get-SecOpenPorts PoshSec-Configuration Updating Module Versions to 1.0 PoshSec.PowerShell.Commands 3.5 Updates PoshSec.PowerShell.Commands PoshSec Commands for .NET 3.5 Software-Management Updates Utility-Functions...

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PowerShell Scripts for Admins and Auditors

Here a a few PowerShell script that I use to look al logs and user accounts.   To finding the latest logon time •Get-QADComputer -ComputerRole DomainController | foreach { (Get-QADUser -Service $_.Name -SamAccountName username).LastLogon } | Measure-Latest •The following example demonstrates how to find inactive user accounts: •Search-ADAccount -AccountInactive | where {$_.ObjectClass -eq ‘user’} | FT Name,ObjectClass –A •The following...

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Rogue DHCP Server detection free tool

Having a DHCP Server on you network that not managed by a IT department is a security issue. Microsoft has released a new tool for free that you can download that will show you all your DHCP servers  that are Authorized and then show you what is not approved This is a Graphic Tool that test by subnet. Rogue detection...

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Last Reminder to Vote for November’s Free SSRS Report

All month-long Computer Operating System Details has received the most votes in our poll, but you can change that if you would like to see List of PCs by Number of Mouse Buttons become November’s free report by VOTING HERE!  Here’s more information about each report to help you decide which one to vote for: a) In the Computer Operating...

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New UR’s for SC 2012 R2 & SP1, Updated Exchange 13 MP & more

Wow another exciting day for Microsoft and specifically System Center! Microsoft is moving at a fast pace and doing some cool things. There were several announcements today. These included: Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 R2 http://aka.ms/yktkfk App Controller is not included in this. I am not surprised by this. Configuration Manager and Orchestrator […]

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