PowerShell and DevOps

TW11 PowerShell Security and Best Practices: Strengthening Your Scripting Environment

August 7th, 2024

2:15pm - 3:30pm

Level: Intermediate

James Petty

Director of Information Technology


PowerShell has revolutionized automation and scripting capabilities for system administrators, enabling them to manage and administer complex environments efficiently. However, with great power comes great responsibility, and it is crucial to understand the fundamentals of PowerShell security to safeguard your scripting environment. This session aims to provide an overview of PowerShell security best practices, empowering attendees to secure their PowerShell infrastructure effectively.

In this session, we will begin by discussing the inherent security features of PowerShell, exploring the execution policies that govern script execution and mitigate potential risks. Next, we will dive into PowerShell remoting security, emphasizing the importance of secure communication channels when managing remote systems. The session will also cover PowerShell module security, highlighting best practices for managing and securing PowerShell modules within your environment. By the end of this session, attendees will have a solid understanding of PowerShell security fundamentals and best practices.