Take Files/Folders Ownership (Microsoft Windows)

Many organizations with a Microsoft Windows environment rely on NTFS as the main file system for their storage devices that contain sensitive data. It is the easiest way for users to work with files. In order to implement a least-privilege model, which is a best practice for system security, IT security specialists and system administrators configure NTFS access control lists (ACLs) by adding access control entries (ACEs) on NTFS file servers. Read More …

Powershell – find files larger than a specific size

A common task, especially during the development of specific filesystem tasks in a script, is to find and list all files that are larger than a specific file size in folder (and subfolders); in the following example we will find files larger than 500 MB in the entire C:\ drive. Read More …