Re: MBSA

From: Leonardo Camata (LeonardoCamata_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: 10/27/04


Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 04:43:02 -0700

If you want to go deep on your security, you can use something like nessus to
check out your vulnerabilities. MBSA is fine to get missed security updates,
service packs etc.. Nessus can do the rest. But it is much dificult to setup.

"Sherman H." wrote:

> What are other "good tools"?
> "Karl Levinson [x y] mvp" <levinson_k@despammed.com> wrote in message
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> > "Sherman H." <shung@charter.net> wrote in message
> > news:10nu7u5mk4cqhb7@corp.supernews.com...
> > > I am thinking about running Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer to
> verify
> > > how the security settings on our DC and member servers. Is this a good
> > tool
> > > for the purpose?
> >
> > It's one very good tool to catch the most common basic security
> > misconfigurations and missing critical patches. There are other good
> tools
> > that might also be of interest for a fuller picture.
> >
> > > Any problems have been identified on using this as an
> > > audit tool?
> >
> > None I can think of.
> >
> >
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