The Internet Explorer 10 Security Compliance Baseline is integrated with the Microsoft Security Compliance Manager(SCM) 3.0. To access the Internet Explorer 10 Security Guide included with this baseline, download SCM.

SCM is a free tool from the Microsoft Solution Accelerators Team that enables you to quickly configure and manage your computers, traditional datacenter, and private cloud using Group Policy and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. The entire Internet Explorer 10 Security and Compliance Baseline package is available through SCM 3.0. The tool is designed to provide you with an end-to-end solution to help you plan, deploy, and monitor security baselines for computers running Windows operating systems, and other Microsoft products in your environment. 

See the SCM Getting Started wiki for information about installing SCM and to orient you with the tool’s console and integrated Help guidance.

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Download and Online Locations

  • To learn more about this product baseline, see the Internet Explorer 10 Security Baseline page in the TechNet Library
  • To download the Security Compliance Manager tool, visit the Microsoft Download Center

Baseline Components

The Internet Explorer 10 Security and Compliance Baseline available in SCM 3.0 includes the following components:

  • Attachments
    • Internet Explorer 10 Security Guide.docx (version 1.0)
    • Internet Explorer 10 CCE Reference.xlsm
  • Baselines
    • IE10 Computer Security Compliance v1.0
    • IE10 User Security Compliance v1.0 

Version History

Version 1.0 of the Internet Explorer 10 Security and Compliance Baseline (January 2013).

Known Issues

The following are known issues for the Internet Explorer 10 Security Compliance Baseline:

  • Exported Internet Explorer 10 DCM packs for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 are not compatible with System Center Configuration Manager 2012. To resolve this compatibility issue, upgrade to System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1).