30x30_lock_mbsa One the great security tools for Microsoft products has a new paint job.  The MBSA is simply invaluable utility for all you administrators out there! The Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) is a tool designed for the IT professional that helps determine their security state in accordance with Microsoft security recommendations and offers specific remediation guidance.   The tool helps to Improve your security management process by using MBSA to detect common security mis-configurations and missing security updates on your computer systems.  With this latest version MBSA 2.1 offers:

  • Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 compatibility
  • New revised user interface
  • 64-bit support
  • Improved Windows Embedded support
  • Compatibility with Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services 2.0 and 3.0, the SMS Inventory Tool for Microsoft Update (ITMU), and SCCM 2007.

Download here: Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 2.1

Read the FAQ here: MBSA 2.1 Frequently Asked Questions 

Read more about MBSA here: Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer Home