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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For more coverage of handy tools and utilities, keep an eye on the Utility Spotlight column in TechNet Magazine.

And check out our recent Utility Roundup post for a quick guide to other handy tools — or in some cases, collections of tools — we’ve covered in TechNet Magazine.