In looking into compromised systems, often what is needed by incident responders and investigators is not enabled or configured when it comes to logging.  To help get system logs properly Enabled and Configured, below are some cheat sheets to help you do logging well and so the needed data we all need is there when we look.

Cheat Sheets to help you in configuring your systems:

The Windows Sysmon Logging Cheat Sheet                                                 Coming soon

MITRE ATT&CK Cheat Sheets

The MITRE ATT&CK Logging Cheat Sheets are available in Excel spreadsheet form on the following Github:


Update Log:

WHLCS: June 2018 ver 1.0

  • Initial release

WLCS: Mar 2018 ver 2.2

  • Updated new Windows 10 auditing

  • Adjust a couple settings

  • Added some trust logging

  • Referenced the Windows Advanced Logging Cheat Sheet

WALCS: Mar 17, 2018 ver 1.01

  • Minor update to initial release

WFACS: Oct 2016 ver 1.2

  • Added a few new locations

WRACS: oct 2016 ver 1.2

  • Added many autorun keys

  • Sorted the keys better

WSLCS: Mar 2018 ver 2.1.1

  • Fixed shifted box, cleanup only

WLCS: Jan 2016 ver 2.0

  • Added Event code 4720 - New user account created

  • Changed references to File and Registry auditing to point to the new File and Registry auditing Cheat Sheets

  • Expanded info on Command Line Logging

WRACS: Jan 2016 ver 1.1

  • Sort HKLM Keys

  • Added keys to monitor PowerShell and Command Line log settings

  • Updated HKCU and USERs\.DEFAULT info

  • Added info about HKCU unable to be set in Security Templates

  • Added PowerShell script to set HKCU Registry Auditing