Security baseline for Windows 10 (v1511, "Threshold 2") — FINAL

Microsoft is pleased to announce the final release of the security configuration baseline settings for Windows 10 version 1511, also known as "November Update," "Build 10586," "Threshold 2," or "TH2." The downloadable attachment to this blog post includes importable GPOs, tools for applying the GPOs to local GPO, custom ADMX files for Group Policy settings,…

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Security baseline for Windows 10 (v1507, build 10240, TH1, LTSB) — UPDATE

Based on continuing discussions with security experts in Microsoft, the Center for Internet Security, and customers, we are publishing a few changes to the security configuration baseline recommendations for Windows 10, version 1507. Version 1507 was the original RTM release of Windows 10, and is also known as "Build 10240," "Threshold 1," or "TH1." Version 1507…

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New tool: Policy Analyzer

Policy Analyzer is a utility for analyzing and comparing sets of Group Policy Objects (GPOs). It can highlight when a set of Group Policies has redundant settings or internal inconsistencies, and can highlight the differences between versions or sets of Group Policies. It can also compare GPOs against current local policy settings and against local…

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LGPO.exe – Local Group Policy Object Utility, v1.0

LGPO.exe is a new command-line utility to automate the management of local group policy. It replaces the no-longer-maintained LocalGPO tool that shipped with the Security Compliance Manager (SCM), and the Apply_LGPO_Delta and ImportRegPol tools. Features: Import settings into local group policy from GPO backups or from individual policy component files, including Registry Policy (registry.pol), security templates, and advanced…

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