Security Risk Management Webcast


I just finished delivering at webcast on Security Risk management. As promissed here is the Q&A log, not very many questions on this Friday afternoon.


 


Question: Kai says “GO GET THIS GUIDE: Security Risk Management Guide v 1.2”


Answer: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c782b6d3-28c5-4dda-a168-3e4422645459&displaylang=en


Question: Where is a god place to start learning about Security and Microsoft Products?


Answer: Here is the base Microsoft Security Site on the web…. — http://www.microsoft.com/security/default.mspx


Question: I have heard there is a tool that I can use to scan local and remote machines in my domain for missing security updates, hot fixes and patches. What’s is that tool?


Answer: That tool is the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer. You can read more about it and download it here —- http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/tools/mbsahome.mspx


Question: I have also heard that Microsoft has a FREE, server based patch management system. Where can I find information about that?


Answer: That is WSUS – Windows Server Update Services — You can read about and download here —– http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserversystem/updateservices/default.mspx


Question: Another great tool….the MS Security Assessment Tool…..text based tool for starting a risk assessment…great for business gurus!


Answer: https://www.securityguidance.com/


Question: Are there any security resources specifically for ITPros?


Answer: Yes! Check out the Technet Security Center — http://www.microsoft.com/technet/Security/default.mspx


Question: What about for developers?


Answer: Yes again! For developers, check out the MSDN Security Center — http://msdn.microsoft.com/security/


 


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