Microsoft Security Compliance Manager

image Microsoft released the Security Compliance Manager version 1.0 beta, this tool provides centralized security baseline management features, baseline portfolio, customization capabilities, and the ability to automate the creation of GPOs and System Center Configuration Manager DCM packs. Here are some features and benefits of this tool :

  • Centralized management and baseline portfolio.
  • Security baseline customization.
  • Security baseline comparison and export.
  • Security baseline compliance monitoring and verification.

To participate on the Beta for the application register at https://connect.microsoft.com/site715

Download is available at https://connect.microsoft.com/site715/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?DownloadID=20423

More info about others security guidance go to http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc184906.aspx