PowerShell’s quick Tour of System Services

The Threats and Countermeasures Guide on system services tells us that any service can be a potential point of attack. So, want to see what services are running on your machine? In PowerShell here’s how to do it: From the PowerShell console run, Get-Service. That’s it. Lists all the services installed on your system. And…

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Updates and Feedback

September is already here and our first wave of TechNet Wiki articles were released with two new additions: Event Settings on Windows – Security Considerations – this article cover some core security settings related to Events on Windows system. Unable to Update Forefront TMG 2010 NIS Signature When Using WSUS – this article cover some…

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Threats and Countermeasures Guide: Security Settings in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 – Updated

We are really happy to announce that and updated version of the Windows Threats and Countermeasures Guide is now available online at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh125921(WS.10).aspx . This new version cover changes in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. This guide consists of the following sections: Threats and Countermeasures Guide: Account Policies: This section discusses the Group…

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