Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 2.2 (64-bit)Date added: August, 9th 2010 - Freeware
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 2.2 (64-bit)
Windows XP64 / Vista64 / Windows 7 64
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Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (popularly called by its short name MBSA) is a free tool, designed to help small and medium-sized organizations to assess and beef up the security of their networks. It analyzes the used computer defense tools, and if they are found to be out-of-date, it scans for security updates, and when possible hot fixes are offered. All of this is done through very streamlined and easy to access interface, which enables even inexperience d users and people with small computer technical knowledge to easily get informed about the quality of their networks and software vulnerabilities. Those can include Windows administrative vulnerabilities, database vulnerabilities, state of security updates, weak passwords and more.
MBSA 2.2 is the latest version of Microsoft’s free security and vulnerability assessment scan tool for administrators, security auditors, and IT professionals. MBSA 2.2 builds on the previous MBSA 2.1.1 version that supports Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 and corrects minor issues reported by customers.
Created directly by Microsoft and used by hundreds of thousand businesses and private users, Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer manages to singlehandedly create sold base upon your software security can be reinforced. After identifying missing security updates and common security misconfigurations, all Windows users are recommended to install some other form of trusted internet security software that will manage your real-time protection.
Baseline Security Analyzer Main Features are:
- Command line tool
- Supports local and remote scans
- Can scan multiple instances of SQL servers
- Windows Embedded support
- Graphical user interface