Solved

security audit iis 7.0

Posted on 2014-02-15
1
184 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-24
i have a web server and this is our first audit.
our web hosting failed a couple of tests and the recommended fixes are curious to me.

doesnt iis get its updates through regular windows updates?  the fixes for all our failures have remediation of updating secuirty on iis 7.0

but the server is totally updated...
is there an update iis only utility?
0
Comment
Question by:jamesmetcalf74
1 Comment
 
LVL 52

Accepted Solution

by:
Scott Fell,  EE MVE earned 500 total points
ID: 39862384
Is this for pci?  are you on a shared server, cloud or dedicated?  

In the case of pci compliance, if you feel something is up to date, you can submit a written response that it is up to date.  I also noticed that I could be scanned and several quarters in a row and no changes to anything and the next scan is throwing a fit mostly over nothing.  I think the scanning companies need to prove their software is doing something.  When I contacted the provider, their answer is "our own software is continually updated...."

However, there were a few items I remember thinking they were trivial and after researching they were not.   Do your research on each item.
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Prologue It is often required to host multiple websites on a single instance of IIS, mostly in development environments instead of on production servers. I am sure it is not much a preferred solution on production servers but this is at least a pos…
If you don't have the right permissions set for your WordPress location in IIS, you won't be able to perform automatic updates. Here's how to fix the problem.
This is used to tweak the memory usage for your computer, it is used for servers more so than workstations but just be careful editing registry settings as it may cause irreversible results. I hold no responsibility for anything you do to the regist…
With the power of JIRA, there's an unlimited number of ways you can customize it, use it and benefit from it. With that in mind, there's bound to be things that I wasn't able to cover in this course. With this summary we'll look at some places to go…

863 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

24 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now