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There are many security tools available in the market, there are some that were not initially created to deal with security concerns, but they can be very useful in security related scenarios. A classic example of that can be found in some of the Sysinternals
Tools. Many of those tools were created with a different purpose, not focusing in security, but since they are very powerful they can be used to troubleshoot security related cases. Here are some examples of articles that use the Sysinternals Tools to solve
security related issues:
The goal of this article is to create a place where the community can enhance the Microsoft TechNet Article that covers
Security Tools by adding more references for tools that can be used to solve security related issues on Microsoft platform.
This section describes some tools that can be used while dealing with security related issues for user, authentication, credentials and account management in general:
This section describes some tools that can be used while dealing with certificates and PKI issues that are related to security incidents:
This section describes some tools that can be used while dealing with security related issues from the network perspective:
This section describes some tools that can be used while analyzing system's security, from Windows platform to other Microsoft related products, such as IIS, SQL and others:
There are many other categories of tools that can be included in this community article. We encourage you to participate by adding more content and reference to security related tools.
The official page for Security Tools to administer Windows Server 2012 are available
here. Use this section to add other tools that are applicable to Windows Server 2012.
This article was originally written by:
Yuri Diogenes, Senior Technical Writer
Windows Server iX | IT Pro Security
Yuri’s Blog: http://blogs.technet.com/yuridiogenes
Team’s Blog: http://blogs.technet.com/b/securitycontent
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