Microsoft.PowerShell.Security

This section contains the help topics for the cmdlets that are installed with PowerShell Microsoft.PowerShell.Security module. The Security module contains cmdlets and providers that manage the basic security features of Windows.

Microsoft.PowerShell.Security

ConvertFrom-SecureString

Converts a secure string to an encrypted standard string.

ConvertTo-SecureString

Converts encrypted standard strings to secure strings.

Get-Acl

Gets the security descriptor for a resource, such as a file or registry key.

Get-AuthenticodeSignature

Gets information about the Authenticode signature for a file.

Get-CmsMessage

Gets content that has been encrypted by using the Cryptographic Message Syntax format.

Get-Credential

Gets a credential object based on a user name and password.

Get-ExecutionPolicy

Gets the execution policies for the current session.

Get-PfxCertificate

Gets information about .pfx certificate files on the computer.

New-FileCatalog

Creates a Windows catalog file containing cryptographic hashes for files and folders in specified

Protect-CmsMessage

Encrypts content by using the Cryptographic Message Syntax format.

Set-Acl

Changes the security descriptor of a specified item, such as a file or a registry key.

Set-AuthenticodeSignature

Adds an Authenticode signature to a PowerShell script or other file.

Set-ExecutionPolicy

Changes the user preference for the PowerShell execution policy.

Test-FileCatalog

Validates files and folders by comparing their path-sensitive hashes against those recorded in a

Unprotect-CmsMessage

Decrypts content that has been encrypted by using the Cryptographic Message Syntax format.

about_Certificate_Provider

Provides access to X.509 certificate stores and certificates in PowerShell.