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  • Remotely administer IIS with HTML tool

    Administrators can now manage most aspects of Internet Information Server (IIS) from remote locations by using the Remote Administration (HTML) tool. 

  • Internet Information Services Security Journal

    IIS still may not be the most secure Web server on the market, but with some careful configurations you can lock down IIS against most attacks. Learn how to secure IIS and its many related services in this IIS security journal. 

  • Why ISAPI/CGI applications in IIS 6.0 might perform poorly

    On many systems, CGI applications respond very slowly to server requests, to the point where people may suspect a network issue. Find out about an easy workaround to this issue. 

  • IIS security: Configure Web server permissions for better access control

    Updating user access controls as business portfolios expand can help protect confidential data. Learn how to secure user access controls and keep your greatest asset under lock and key by configuring IIS Web server permissions, in this tip by SearchS... 

  • Step 1: Understand what there is to lose and who's stealing the loot

    Wireless laptops are a huge security risk, especially when they connect to public hotspots.Contributor Kevin Beaver provides a step-by-step guide for locking down your laptops using a variety of firewalls, encryption and security protocols. 

  • Step 2: Secure your computer to prevent attacks in the first place

    Wireless laptops are a huge security risk, especially when they connect to public hotspots.Contributor Kevin Beaver provides a step-by-step guide for locking down your laptops using a variety of firewalls, encryption and security protocols. 

  • SearchSecurity.com's Web Security School

    Welcome to SearchSecurity.com's free Web Security School. Learn how to harden a Web server and apply countermeasures to prevent hackers from wreaking havoc with your Web site. Guest instructor Michael Cobb, author of IIS Security, guides you t... 

  • Ask Microsoft: Using a metabase restore for IIS issues

    A Microsoft messaging director explains what happens when an IIS metabase is misconfigured or corrupt. 

  • One tool disentangles common IIS problems

    The IIS Diagnostics Toolkit combines four of the most commonly used IIS troubleshooting tools into one download that's refreshed every 90 days. 

  • What Microsoft should do to harden IIS

    Although Internet Information Services 6 may be the Fort Meade of security compared with IIS 5, there are still several critical holes Microsoft needs to address in its newest Web server solution. Columnist Jonathan Hassell advises Microsoft to furth...