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CYA Securing IIS 6 0
by Chris Peiris, Bernard Cheah, and Ken Schaefer
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A highly portable, easily digestible road-map to configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting essential IIS 6.0 features.The book is organized around the 15 "MMCs" (Microsoft Management Consoles) that contain the configuration menus for the essential features. The options within each menu are explained clearly, potential problems are identified up-front, and configurations are subsequently presented in the aptly named "By the Book" section for that MMC. Readers will also appreciate the "Reality Check" sidebars througout, which present valuable cost/benefit analyses of situations where there is no single "right" answer.
* A checklist for network engineers and administrators to make sure they have configured you network professionally and responsibily
* The information needed by networking professionals responsible for configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting Microsoft's Internet Information Server 6.0
* Cleeraly and concisly identifies those features of IIS that represent the highest risk factors for attacks
About the Author
Bernard Cheah (MCP+I, MCSE, MCDBA, CCSE) Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) specialized in IIS server. He is currently a contract Solution Consultant working on Internet solutions analysis, design and consultancy as well as implementation, primary focus includes online ecommerce system security and high availability features. He is currently pursuing his Master in Strategy Business IT at University of Portsmouth, UK.
Ken Schaefer hails from Sydney, Australia, where he is currently the Web Applications Developer for the University of New South Wales. Ken also has systems administration experience with WinNT 4/2000 server, SQL Server (6.5, 7, 2000), IIS (3, 4, 5) and MacOS (6+), as well as development experience with ASP, ASP.Net, ADO, ADO.Net, VB, SQL Server and Access. He was recently honored with a Microsoft MVP distinction in the Windows Server (IIS) category. Ken received a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce at the University of New South Wales, where he is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Business Technology.
Chris Peiris (MVP, MIT, BComp, BBus (Accounting), PhD Candidate) works as an independent consultant for .NET and EAI implementations. His latest role is with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. He also lectures on Distributed Component Architectures (.NET, J2EE & CORBA) at Monash University, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. He has been awarded the title "Microsoft Most Valuable Professional" (MVP) for his contributions to .NET technologies by Microsoft, Redmond. Chris is designing and developing Microsoft solutions since 1995. His expertise lies in developing scalable, high-performance solutions for financial institutions, G2G, B2B and media groups. Chris has written many articles, reviews and columns for various online publications including 15Seconds, and Developer Exchange. He has co-authored several books on Microsoft technologies, including C# Web Services, C# for Java Programmers, MCSA/MCSE Managing and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Environment (Exam 70-290) and M! anaging and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Environment for an MCSA Certified on Windows 2000.
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