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Find out what’s really happening in your network with LogRhythm NetMon Freemium

I recently discovered that LogRhythm, as well as very a full-featured Security Intelligence Platform and SIEM, also provide a “freemium” Network Monitor.┬áThe “freemium” refers to that fact that the software is 100% free, full-featured and not time-limited, but is capacity-limited. … Continue reading

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Send Windows Event Logs to SQL Database

I’m currently in the process of planning for an AppLocker rollout to all my PCs (about 7,500 of them) due to an increasing amount of malware. You should probably be doing this too. Anyway, a sensible first step is to … Continue reading

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PowerShell: Monitor changes to a folder

This uses a FileSystemWatcher object and its WaitForChanged method, which is rather nifty way to not use much resource to keep track of file system changes. What we’re NOT doing here is polling the folder contents. I’m then trying a … Continue reading

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PowerShell LDAP response time monitor

I recently had some issues with a system not getting very response times to LDAP queries sent to various Active Directory domain controllers. These were resolved via a combination of Windows Server 2003 Server Performance Advisor and the built in, … Continue reading

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