Friday, January 31, 2020

Beers with Talos Ep. #71: I Have the Power(Shell)


Beers with Talos (BWT) Podcast episode No. 71 is now available. Download this episode and subscribe to Beers with Talos:

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Recorded Jan. 17, 2020

PowerShell is a frequent flyer in security headlines — a powerful and oft-wielded tool for attackers and defenders alike. This episode takes a look at PowerShell and how to help ensure its security posture as an effective management tool. We also look at the missing-the-forest-for-the-trees concept behind being concerned about the latest shiny ATP before all else.

The timeline:

  • 00:50 — Roundtable Q&A: Nigel questions Craig's mid-life crisis
  • 07:00 — PowerShell and being a master of your Windows universe
  • 13:15 — Using PowerShell with security in mind
  • 29:05 — Defense-in-depth (a fave topic): Strategy, not tactics, is how to defend against APTs
  • 44:00 — Closing thoughts and parting shots

Links and resources:

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Featuring: Craig Williams (@Security_Craig), Matt Olney (@kpyke) and Nigel Houghton (@EnglishLFC).
Hosted by Mitch Neff (@MitchNeff)

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