The Lazy Genius

Security News & Brain Dumps from Xavier Ashe, a Bit9 Client Partner

Little known Microsoft security utilities

Posted by Xavier Ashe on March 26, 2006

Microsoft makes a big deal about security, but
sometimes a few of the company's security resources slip under the
radar. There aren't many, but there are a few obscure Microsoft
security utilities that deserve a little more publicity. In this
article, I will briefly describe several utilities that you may not
have heard of.

  • Microsoft Office Visio 2003 Connector for the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
  • Security Risk Assessment for Midsize Organizations
  • Cipher Security tool
  • Port Reporter
  • PortQry
  • Malicious Software Removal Tool

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