Microsoft Security Compliance Manager
Many of us already need to create security templates that are imported into the GPO setting security being used. Analysis of baselines is usually done with the snap-in "Security Configuration and Analysis" MMC. It is also common to use as a basis the files downloaded from the Microsoft Web site in INI format.
However, Microsoft just launched (8/sept) tool Microsoft Security Compliance Manager that happens to be a professional tool line Solution Acelerators for working with security templates.
Soon to install you will have the possibility to download the templates from the Microsoft Web site:
The tool also allows the administrator to organize your templates and with just one click with the right mouse button to create a GPO that will apply the template using the option "Create GPO Backup" below:
Worth using this new SA that facilitate much analysis, customization and use of security templates!!!