Security, Technology

Comptia SY0-501(Security+) Study Notes – 1.2 Understanding Attackers

I am working my way through the online course “Cert Prep: CompTIA Security+” by Michael Chapple. This is available on Lynda and LinkedIn Learning. These are my study notes- 1.2.1 Cyber-security Adversaries Attackers come in different forms. Some of the ways they might differ are: internal vs external attackers Their level of sophistication Access to resources Motivation Intent Attackers range…

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Security, Technology

Comptia SY0-501(Security+) Study Notes – 1.1 Malware

I am working my way through the online course “Cert Prep: CompTIA Security+” by Michael Chapple. This is available on Lynda and LinkedIn Learning. These are my study notes- 1.1.1 Comparing viruses, worms and Trojans All malware has 2 parts: Propagation Mechanism- the way that a malware object spreads Payload- The malicious action that the malware performs Viruses These are…

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PowerShell, Technology

Powershell: Automating Exiting Users

Introduction I have being playing around with Powershell a lot more lately and trying to learn and utilise it as much as possible. One of the repetitive tasks we deal with is when a student exits the school. There are a number of steps in AD that have to be undertaken each time a student leaves. These include: Disable the…

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PowerShell, Technology, Uncategorized

PowerShell Resources

As a Sys Admin, I am probably a bit late to the party with how useful PowerShell can be. I have lately completed a couple of online courses about PowerShell and am trying to use it as much as I can in my day to day work. I am finding it incredibly useful in work and relatively easy to pick…

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