Securing IIS Websites

In this course, you'll learn how to lock down your IIS server. You'll discover various methods of attack, how they work and how to prevent them. You'll learn how to monitor your server to prevent future attacks.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Nov 6, 2019
Duration
2h 41m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Nov 6, 2019
Duration
2h 41m
Description

In this course, Securing IIS Websites, you'll gain the ability to secure your IIS Webservers and prevent attacks. First, you'll explore how to reduce your attack surface to avoid attracting attackers to your site. Next, you'll discover how to lock down IIS to prevent attacks from being successful. Finally, you'll learn how to monitor your server to identify or prevent attacks from happening. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of IIS Security needed to keep your websites safe.

About the author
About the author

Jeremy Morgan is a consultant, tech blogger, and speaker. He likes to stay immersed with the latest in .NET Development and DevOps during the day and working on Linux machines and microcontrollers at night.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Jeremy Morgan, and welcome to my course, Securing IIS Websites. IIS is used by millions of websites all over the world, and securing these websites is top priority because attacks are increasing by the day. In this course, we are going to learn how to secure your IIS servers against attacks from the internet. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include reducing your IIS attack surface, HTTP request filtering, SSL and TLS basics, protecting yourself against exploits, and monitoring IIS web servers to look for attacks. By the end of this course, you'll know how to secure your IIS server and feel confident about the safety of your data. Before beginning this course, you should be somewhat familiar with IIS administration and Windows administration. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn IIS security with the Securing IIS Websites course, at Pluralsight.