Just a quick FYI that on 2/18 the Security Compliance Management Toolkit series was updated on the web. So what does this have to do with ConfigMgr? Well, after deploying the security settings you can verify the accuracy of the setting policies and monitor policy changes by applying one or more of 26 Configuration Packs included in the toolkit using the desired configuration management (DCM) feature of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1.
I have some of the main bullet points below but you can read all the details here.
The Security Compliance Management Toolkit series builds on previous Solution Accelerators to provide you with expanded best practices and additional automation tools to help configure and deploy security settings for the following operating systems and applications: Windows Server® 2008, Windows Server® 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows Vista® SP1, Windows XP® Professional SP3, and 2007 Microsoft Office SP1.
After deploying the security settings, you can verify the accuracy of the setting policies and monitor policy changes by applying one or more of 26 Configuration Packs using the desired configuration management (DCM) feature of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1.
This series includes the following toolkits:
Note: The GPOAccelerator tool is included with each toolkit download package.
Toolkit Components Each of the Security Compliance Management Toolkits includes the following components:
J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer
The GPOAccelerator is no longer available. It has been replaced with Microsoft Security Compliance Manager and the Local Policy Tool, see social.technet.microsoft.com/.../what-happened-to-the-gpo-accelerator.aspx for more details. You can download SCM at technet.microsoft.com/.../cc677002.aspx. If you have more questions feel free to contact me directly our our team's address, email@example.com.