Chapter 21. Security, security, security
|21.1||Introduction to security|
|21.3||Securing the PowerShell environment|
|21.5||Writing secure scripts|
|21.6||Using the SecureString class|
Oh brave new world, that has such people in it!
Miranda in William Shakespeare’s The Tempest
In this chapter, we’ll explore the topics of security and secure programming to see how they impact PowerShell. In contrast to the previous chapters where our focus has been on what people can do with PowerShell, with security our focus is on how to prevent people (or at least the wrong people) from doing things. This switch is radical but it’s the essence of security.
We’ll begin the chapter by introducing security-modeling ...