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Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Third Edition by Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks

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Chapter 17. Security alert!

By now, you’re probably starting to get a feel for how powerful PowerShell can be—and you’re wondering whether all that power might be a security problem. It might be. Our goal in this chapter is to help you understand exactly how PowerShell can impact security in your environment, and how to configure PowerShell to provide exactly the balance of security and power you require. Also, pretty much everything in this chapter is specific to the Windows editions of PowerShell; macOS and Linux don’t include most of these features, as they’re not in keeping with the traditional shell experience on those platforms.

17.1. Keeping the shell secure

When PowerShell was introduced in late 2006, Microsoft didn’t exactly have ...

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