Microsoft Security Assessment 3.0 released

Just saw that version 3.0 of the Microsoft Security Assessment Tool (MSAT) was released. The prior version was released back in 2004.


MSAT is a risk-assessment application designed to provide information and recommendations about best practices for security within an information technology (IT) infrastructure.


It walks you through a long series of multiple choice questions in the areas of Infrastructure, Applications, Operations and People. It generated a 43 page report for me when I completed it – complete with best practices, findings and recommendations.

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