Preventing Web server attacks
Web servers need constant hardening, testing and monitoring to prevent Web server attacks. In this lesson, learn tactics, policies and best practices for keeping enterprise Web servers safe and secure.
About the expert:
Michael Cobb is the founder and managing director of Cobweb Applications Ltd.
Test your knowledge of Web security to see if you'd benefit from our Intrusion Defense School lesson, "Preventing Web server attacks."
Identify and analyze Web server attacks
Use this list of Windows tools when investigating an attack against a Web server.
In this primer, learn how Web sites are attacked and how you can prevent yours from being victimized.
Test your knowledge of the material covered in the "Identify and analyze Web server attacks" section of Intrusion Defense School.
Secure Web directories and development
In this primer, learn how dynamically created Web server content can present a risk to the server itself, and how good processes can improve the Web server security life cycle.
Evaluate your knowledge of Web threats and how to defeat them. Questions cover security risks of dynamically created content and proper security management.
Secure Web server installation
Use this security checklist to harden your IIS Web server.
Primer - In this primer, learn about IIS Web server hardening procedures, access control, security policies, and backup and recovery strategies.
Use this checklist on the job to secure your IIS server.
Discover how much you've learned about Web server security with this final exam on