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CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide by Ian Neil

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Practical exercise—running a vulnerability scanner

In this exercise, we are going to download the Microsoft Baseline Analyzer Tool and run it against your local computer to look for vulnerabilities:

  1. Go to Google and search for and download Microsoft's Baseline Analyzer tool. You can also just enter MBSA and it will find it.
  2. Click on MBSASetup-x64-EN. The MBSA Setup wizard appears. Press Next:
Figure 10
  1. Click on I accept the license agreement, then press Next:
Figure 11
  1. On the destination folder page, press Next.
  2. On the start installation ...

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