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Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Compliance Management Cookbook by Susan Roesner, Ronnie Isherwood, Andreas Baumgarten

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Creating a compliance baseline using GPO to ensure system security

This recipe provides an introduction to basic compliance, focusing on small businesses.

Getting ready

You should read the previous two recipes Preparing for the creation of a compliance baseline in addition to Installing Security Compliance Manager.

How to do it...

Research the subject by doing one or more of the following things:

  • Research the settings available in group policies, including the product-specific ones you can download. Understand the settings and the risk they mitigate. Information for most group policies is available on the Internet, or you can even use Security Compliance Manager itself as it shows policy information. Additionally, there are tools that help you create ...

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