Auditing IIS Web Servers for Security and Best Practices

by Peter Kyrannis

Cyber-attacks are on the rise. Microsoft IIS is used to serve web sites around the world. This course will teach you how to audit your server's security and mitigate common insecure configurations as well as reduce your attack surface.

What you'll learn

With more services being offered online and the growing electronic storage of personal data, cyber-attacks are also on the rise. Installing a web server may be as easy as a few simple clicks, but is it safe? In this course, Auditing IIS Web Servers for Security and Best Practice, you'll learn how to audit your web server's system security and how to reduce the risk of your site and data being compromised. First, you'll learn how to audit your HTTPS usage and lower your attack surface. Then, you'll learn how to protect against well-known vulnerabilities. Finally, you'll learn how to build a rock-solid configuration that draws upon best practices and mitigation techniques against common attacks. Upon course completion, you'll have the skills and knowledge to audit and secure your web server against online threats.

About the author

Peter has over 10 years’ experience with different industry sectors in improving and streamlining infrastructure with a focus on system security and has helped businesses comply with industry standards such as PCI DSS and ISO 27001.

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