Secure your environment with SCM 3.0!
The Security Compliance Manager (SCM) is a free tool from the Microsoft Solution Accelerators team that enables you to quickly configure and manage the computers in your environment and your private cloud using Group Policy and Microsoft® System Center Configuration Manager. This version of SCM supports Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, and Internet Explorer 10.
SCM provides ready-to-deploy policies and DCM configuration packs based on Microsoft Security Guide recommendations and industry best practices, allowing you to easily manage configuration drift and address compliance requirements for Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, and Internet Explorer 10, as well as other Microsoft applications.
Now you can easily configure computers running Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Microsoft Office® applications, and Windows Internet Explorer® 10 with industry leading knowledge and fully supported tools. In addition to the latest software releases, you can also configure previous additions of Windows Server and Microsoft Office.
Download the SCM 3.0 from the Microsoft Download Center.
NEW baselines include:
Key features include:
The latest version of SCM offers all the same great features as before, plus an enhanced setting library for Windows 7 SP1. SCM 3.0 provides a single location for creating, managing, analyzing, and customizing baselines to secure your environment quicker and more efficiently.
Since Microsoft deprecated the Group Policy Solution Accelerators in favour of the SCM, and since Windows 8 / 8.1, and soon to be Update 1 will be released, and Office 2013 is already on Service Pack 1, when can we expect to see IE11 and Office 2013 baselines incorporated?