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Gray Hat PowerShell - Ben Ten OISF 2015 (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Gray Hat PowerShell
Ben Ten

We have seen PowerShell gain attention and adoption in the last few years. People are beginning to realize that there is more to PowerShell than another scripting language. With the adoption comes more tools and resources for both the offensive and defensive sides of security. This talk is designed to give you a first hand look of using PowerShell in both an offensive attacking scenario as well as a defensive scenario. In this talk I will be focusing on the tools, methods, and techniques that are being used from both offensive and defensive mindsets. I will highlight existing tools that can be leveraged as well as teach you how to write some custom tools yourself. We will dive into the more complex ideas with PowerShell and the .NET Framework. At the end of this talk, you will learn that there are many ways to leverage PowerShell to your advantage; regardless of what color hat you wear.

Ben Ten is a Senior Security Consultant. He has over 14 years of experience doing Application & Web Development; Security Implementation, Consulting, & Training; Federal Regulation and Compliance oversight in relation to Information Technology (HIPAA, HITECH, PCI); and managing a team of developers and IT professionals. He is the creator of the PoshSec Framework. He also runs the BSides Joint Task Force CTF, is an active board member of Secure Chicago, LLC, and works with the PoshSec development team.

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