September 27, 2001

Microsoft stands by IIS, despite Gartner recommendations

Author: JT Smith

Responding to a Gartner recommendation that IIS users hit by the Nimda and Code Red worm should seek out alternative software solutions, a Microsoft spokesman said: "The Gartner recommendation overlooks the
fact that security is an industry wide
challenge and that serious vulnerabilities
have been found in all Web server products
and platforms. It is a folly to believe that if you switched from one product to another, you are protected." Full story at CNN.


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