Installing and Securing IIS Servers (Part 1)

by Bronek Kozicki
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments TechGenix Apps & Hardening windows server security

Easy to use, easy to hack. Indeed, the ease of installation can further tempt users to overlook careful planning, adequate fundamental security measures or patching holes when they emerge. Such a default installation is massively vulnerable and it is no wonder that attackers are finding IIS to be “the easiest pickings” of all Web servers. Something must be going on if one considers the outburst of CodeRed infection. If so, what can be done to prevent the problem? The most important aspect of any security countermeasure is, knowing what to look for and where to look for it.