Microsoft Corporation - (Freeware)
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer is a handy utility that makes an audit of the computer security offering solutions for a strong security in the same time.
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer is a tool for IT professionals that allows analysis of the operating system (Windows NT/2000/XP/Server 2003, Vista ) looking for any breach of security providing practical and customized solutions. Only users with administrative privileges can use this service.
The software can help small and medium enterprises ( SMEs) to determine their level of security providing a scan of one computer or several computers in the same workgroup. In addition, it provides guidelines for improving the safety management of IT infrastructure of the company in accordance with Microsoft security recommendations.
The research will focus on key vulnerabilities of the system, in connection with the administration of Windows, IIS and SQL passwords.
MBSA 2.1 offers Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 compatibility, a revised user interface, 64-bit support, improved Windows Embedded support, and compatibility with the latest versions of the Windows Update Agent (WUA) based on Microsoft Update.
MBSA 2.1 is also compatible with Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services 2.0 and 3.0, the SMS Inventory Tool for Microsoft Update (ITMU), and SCCM 2007.