Microsoft Security Assessment Tool employs a holistic approach to measuring your security posture by covering topics across people, process, and technology. Findings are coupled with prescriptive guidance and recommended mitigation efforts, including links to more information for additional industry guidance. These resources may assist you in keeping you aware of specific tools and methods that can help change the security posture of your IT environment. The questions identified in the survey portion of the tool and the associated answers are derived from commonly accepted best practices around security, both general and specific.
Windows XP SP 2
Windows Server 2008
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