Overview

Introduction: The Using PowerShell to Analyze a System lab is a premium Cybrary lab intended for students at the intermediate level. This lab teaches students how to collect information about a system using PowerShell and do a basic analysis of the data collected. These tasks will help develop skill in collecting data from a variety of cyber defense resources and examining recovered data for information of relevance to the issue at hand. These skills are important for the job roles of Cyber Defense Analyst and Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst. Learning these skills will also build toward having skill in system, network, and OS hardening techniques, which is important to the Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist role. Upon completion of this lab, the student will be able to use PowerShell to analyze a system. This lab typically takes less than 1-hour to complete.

Skill/Activity Breakdown The Using PowerShell to Analyze a System lab requires students to use PowerShell to collect information about a system. Common PowerShell cmdlets and command-line tools will be used to save system information to files. This develops the ability to collect data from a variety of cyber defense resources. This skill is important for the Cyber Defense Analyst work role.

The lab also requires users to do a basic analysis of the collected data. Specific questions are asked about the information to help guide analysis. This helps develop skill in examining recovered data for information of relevance to the issue at hand. This skill is important for the Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst work role.

By completing the Using PowerShell to Analyze a System lab, the student will learn skills that work toward having skill in system, network, and OS hardening techniques. By learning to gather and analyze system information, students will be able to learn about a system and ways to identify potential indicators of compromise. This skill is important for the role of Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist.

Conclusion: The Using PowerShell to Analyze a System lab is presented by Cybrary and was created by CYBRScore. This lab develops skill in using PowerShell to gather information about a system and analyzing the information obtained. This lab is part of the Become a Cyber Security Engineer career path curriculum. It is also a valuable addition for students pursuing the Become a Network Engineer and Become a Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst career paths. The Using PowerShell to Analyze a System lab develops skills important to Cyber Defense Analysts and Cyber Defense Forensics Analysts. Completing the lab means that the student has learned how to use PowerShell to collect information about a system and perform basic analysis of that information.

Click on the Using PowerShell to Analyze a System lab to learn how to use PowerShell to collect information about a system and do basic analysis of the data collected.

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