Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer update released. Now with 64-bits!

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer update released. Now with 64-bits!

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I see over on Matt's blog that MBSA 2.1 has been released, with the following new features:

  • 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.

What is MBSA 2.1?

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) 2.1 is an easy to use tool that helps small and medium businesses determine their security state in accordance with Microsoft security recommendations and offers specific remediation guidance. Improve your security management process by using MBSA to detect common administrative vulnerabilities and missing security updates on your computer systems.

What new features are included in MBSA 2.1?

MBSA 2.1 provides full support for the latest Windows Update Agent (WUA) clients installed by Microsoft Update and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) servers. MBSA 2.1 also provides an updated graphical interface for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, full-64-bit installer, MBSA tool and vulnerability assessment (VA) check support, as well as revised and updated VA checks for SQL Server 2005 and Windows XP Embedded platforms.

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

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  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 2.1 (for IT Professionals)

  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 2.1 (for IT Professionals)

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