Utility Spotlight: The Microsoft Security Assessment Tool

Tracking down network security problems can be tricky and time-consuming, but we have a tool that can help. In the December issue, Lance Whitney presents the Microsoft Security Assessment Tool, a free utility that asks you describe your security environment, then provides an analysis along with recommendations for improvement.


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