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Security Compliance Manager (SCM)

New! Version 3.0 of the Security Compliance Manager (SCM) tool is now available for download! In addition to key features from the previous version, SCM 3.0 offers new baselines for Internet Explorer 10, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012! SCM enables you to quickly configure and manage computers and your private cloud using Group Policy and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.

SCM 3.0 provides ready-to-deploy policies and DCM configuration packs based on Microsoft Security Guide recommendations and industry best practices, allowing you to easily manage configuration drift, and address compliance requirements for Windows operating systems and Microsoft applications. This tool is no longer supported by Microsoft.

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New! SQL Server 2012 Baselines for SCM are now available for beta download!

Key features in SCM 3.0 include:

  • Support for Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, and Internet Explorer 10 product baselines: Secure your environment with new baselines for the latest software releases
  • Gold master support: Import and take advantage of your existing Group Policy or create a snapshot of a reference machine to kick-start your project.
  • Configure stand-alone machines: Deploy your configurations to non-domain joined computers using the new GPO Pack feature.
  • Updated security guides: Take advantage of the deep security expertise and best practices in the updated security guides, and the attack surface reference workbooks to help reduce the security risks that you consider to be the most important.
  • Comparisons against industry best practices: Analyze your configurations against prebuilt baselines for the latest Windows client and server operating systems.

 

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Microsoft Security Compliance Manager 3.0

SCM 3.0 provides ready-to-deploy policies and DCM configuration packs that are tested and fully supported.  Our product baselines are based on Microsoft Security Guide recommendations and industry best practices, allowing you to manage configuration drift, address compliance requirements, and reduce security threats.

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