Get-ACL and List Only Permissions

Powershell CMDLTS often times will return the correct data (99% of the time) but sometimes incomplete interpretation of the data can result in incorrect results.  Get-ACL is a perfect example of this if not all of the properties of the returned object are taken into account - it may appear users and/or groups have more access in a folder than they really do.

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Powershell, ransomware, and detecting encrypted files

Ransomware is a big issue affecting everyone from home users to corporate enterprises.  There are many ways to stop it - but if you get encrypted and have a large sprawling file system - there are ways to detect which files are encrypted.  I want to give you a way to quickly, easily, and efficiently find these encrypted files.

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What do you live by?

In order to be effective, you have to believe in what you are doing.  You have to have a set of guidelines that guide you through everything - principles that you live by no matter what.  This worldview shapes how you do work, how you do business, and how you declare to the world how you will work.  I would like to share my manifesto for how I will be approaching technology and work. 

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What am I using - 4/3/2016

Technology is always changing.  What I use this year will be different from what I use next year.  In order to know how my effeciencies have changed due to tech and what technology I am current working with, the annual and almost self serving "What tech am I using" is posted for not only my history but for your ideas as well to help you with your technology purchases.

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Relaunch and things to come

This blog has been through a few permutations in the past.  It is finally relaunching, and like a phoenix coming up out of the ashes, it has a purpose.  I am excited to finally take the wraps off my new blog, and interact with the tech community as a whole, but also to promote excellence in using powershell to automate the world.  Old posts are still available for searching and laughing purposes, but it's time for this blog to become what it was always meant to be - a hub to find information on technology powershell or not.  This will not be a new site but instead will be a site that will information on real world and practical technology uses and troubleshooting.

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