The world is not perfect and IT systems and software development are no exceptions. Patches are always released for a reason and try to fix bugs and vulnerabilities.
To analyse the full stack of your hosts and devices I suggest starting with the firmware of network devices, bios, drivers, os patches and application updates etc… There are many tools and solutions that can help you to scan your network or your system and gather useful information in a centralised manner.
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Least privilege access is a standard and basic security principle, but I found very important to verify that there are no exceptions or weaknesses in the systems with any unwanted user member of the local administrator group.
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This can be considered the least interesting usage of PowerShell and in many ways, not only a source of unwanted interruption, but there are situation where been able to show a toaster or pop-up can be handy.
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Compressing folders is usually the easiest way to save disk space or network bandwidth moving data or files across different nodes, especially when is required to do it efficiently.
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