Appendix C

Diagnostic Tools

As a Systems Security Certified Practitioner, you may be expected to use various tools when evaluating situations or solving problems. For example, analysis tools such as the Microsoft Password Checker are very handy to use during a user awareness training presentation. This tool drives home the point concerning the use of adequate passwords.

Although the use of these tools is not covered on the SSCP examination, it is advisable to review all of the tools available from Microsoft and other sources that may assist you in everyday problem analysis.

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) lets administrators scan local and remote systems for missing security updates as well ...

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