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Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

Getting StartedMicrosoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) is an easy-to-use tool designed for the IT professional that helps small- and medium-sized businesses determine their security state in accordance with Microsoft security recommendations and offers specific remediation guidance. Improve your security management process by using MBSA to detect common security misconfigurations and missing security updates on your computer systems.


Microsoft Security Assessment Tool

The Microsoft Security Assessment Tool (MSAT) is a free tool designed to help organizations like yours assess weaknesses in your current IT security environment, reveal a prioritized list of issues, and help provide specific guidance to minimize those risks. MSAT is an easy, cost-effective way to begin strengthening the security of your computing environment and your business. Begin the process by taking a snapshot of your current security state, and then use MSAT to continuously monitor your infrastructure’s ability to respond to security threats.

At Microsoft, the security of our customers' networks, business servers, end-user computers, mobile devices, and data assets are a top priority. We are committed to providing security tools like MSAT to help you improve the security state of your business.


UrlScan Security Tool

UrlScan version 2.5 is a security tool that restricts the types of HTTP requests that Internet Information Services (IIS) will process. By blocking specific HTTP requests, the UrlScan security tool helps prevent potentially harmful requests from reaching the server. UrlScan 2.5 will install on servers running IIS 4.0 and later.

Note: Microsoft has now released UrlScan 3.0. This augments UrlScan 2.5 with additional functionality, including the ability to filter based on query strings, which can help mitigate SQL injection attacks.

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