Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
License: Open Source
Author: Microsoft Corporation
Scans window update and security system. Access missing updates and security misconfiguration
MBSA is an acronym for Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer that provides response of users for a streamlined method to identify security state by accessing the missing updates and security misconfiguration. MBSA provides local or remote scans of window update and security system.
MBSA runs on different version of Window OS from window XP to window 10 and scan to identify the misconfiguration in the product of Windows NT 4.0, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Internet Explorer, Internet Information Server (IIS), SQL Server and Office
As well MBSA scan for the missing updates in the product of Windows NT 4.0, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, IIS, Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player, MSXML Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), and Virtual Machine and to various server including Exchange Server, SQL Server, Commerce Server, Content Management Server, BizTalk Server, Host Integration Server, and Office.
Useful tools for small and medium scale enterprises, MBSA makes analysis of defense tools to determine either they need update or scans the security updates to apply hot fixes.