Office 2010 Security Guide Now Included within Microsoft Security Compliance Manager (SCM) Tool

Microsoft Office 2010 team just pinged that the previously stand-alone Microsoft product-specific security guides, including the Office 2010 Security Guide, are now included within the Microsoft Security Compliance Manager (SCM) tool.First download and install the SCM tool. Next, import Office 2010 Security Baseline. Finally, select the Documents tab within the baseline to access the security […]

Microsoft Office 2010 team just pinged that the previously stand-alone Microsoft product-specific security guides, including the Office 2010 Security Guide, are now included within the Microsoft Security Compliance Manager (SCM) tool.

First download and install the SCM tool. Next, import Office 2010 Security Baseline. Finally, select the Documents tab within the baseline to access the security guide for Office 2010.

"SCM is just one of the tools provided by the Microsoft Solution Accelerators team. The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, and Security Compliance Manager provide tested guidance and automated tools to help you plan, securely deploy, and manage new Microsoft technologies-easier, faster, and at less cost. All are freely available, and fully-supported by Microsoft. Learn more."

Next steps:

  • Download and install SCM tool.
  • Check out SCM TechNet Wiki for more details on how to get up and running with the tool.
  • Learn more about SCM.
  • Questions? Comments? Tell it to development team: secwish@microsoft.com.
  • Looking for a specific security baseline? Browse away!
  • [Source: Office IT Pro Blog]