Looking for unprotected directories (and files)

When checking if a system is secure, you often want to validate if there are no locations that are writeable for standard users (non-admins); for example, on a website, you want to make sure that all application files and directories are read-only (unless you have a specific directory in which you would allow users to…


Security Compliance checking with PowerShell: roles, role-combinations and other basic checks

In my last post, I already pointed out 2 security considerations that apply across roles: which combination of server roles is allowed and is a specific role suited (and preferably installed on) a Windows Server CORE? Besides these 2, there are a number of other things you might want to check if you want to…