October 5, 2001
Microsoft IIS miscast as network villain
Author: JT Smith
WatchGuard Technologies senior vp and gm for server security Jack Danahy has written an opinion piece for ZDNet that discusses Gartner's recent reccomendation that companies dump Microsoft IIS for the sake of security. While there's certainly merit in Danahy's assertion that switching platforms will not make any operation magically secure, his blame-the-victim approach to defend Microsoft from Gartner's list of IIS shortcomings is, to be polite, innovative.