How-to: Fix Your Horrifically Inconsistent IT State

This article is part of our ongoing How-to series that focuses on ways to keep your environment ready and yourself sane in real world scenarios.

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10 Steps For Improving IIS Security

Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) is widely used in the enterprise, despite a less-than-stellar reputation for security. In fact, for many “IIS security” is a contradiction of terms—though in all fairness, Microsoft's web server solution has improved significantly over the years.  IIS 8.5 for server 2012 R2 and IIS 10 for 2016 have been hardened and no longer present the dangerous default configurations of older IIS iterations, but can still be further tightened. By following these 10 steps, you can greatly increase security for your IIS web apps and servers.

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