How can Internet Information Services 7 improve the security, patching, and maintenance of Web sites?
The internet information service known as IIS is Microsoft server pack. Its latest version IIS 7 is build upon the IIS 6 code base. The IIS 6 has the proven security features achieved through the best coding practices and secure by default design principles which is now incorporated in IIS 7.0. Apart from this, IIS 7 also introduces new architectural changes to incorporate even stronger security features including many additional features to help one build web applications with even greater security. One of the fundamental principles of designing and deploying secure systems is to reduce the attack surface area. IIS 7 adopts the lock-down by default approach from IIS 6, and installs even fewer features by default. Thus yielding an even more ...
This solution contains a detailed reply comparing information services 7 i.e. IIS7 to IIS6 and describes how it improves the security, patching and maintenance of web sites.