In this article, I want to focus on a cybersecurity topic but from an operations perspective and with a pragmatic approach to tactics that users can implement to implement the security strategy or principles with less friction as possible from the end-users. Continue reading “How to Manage Secrets and Passwords with CredentialManager and PowerShell”
There are many really good tools capable of generating random passwords with different complexity and purposes. Some of them are integrated in password managers, some embedded in the browser others available programmatically from the cli with no need to use an online password generator. Continue reading “PowerShell: Random Password Generator”
Powershell is frequently described as secure by default or design, but I’ve found that end-users could be frequently tempted to take risks or bypass the security or not aware of what the implications are.
Nothing really new to most developers or sysadmins, but not many of them have gone through the process of decoding a SecureString, even if is quite a trivial exercise. Continue reading “Passwords and SecureString, How To Decode It with Powershell”
Compress folders / archives are usually the easiest way to save disk space, to achieve a more efficient usage of network bandwidth and when moving data or files across different nodes.