Disaster Recovery Planning for Websites: Resources
Current Technical Vulnerabilities
Email Identity Theft
Just had your email address "borrowed" by someone else? Our
Email Identity Theft article may console you
as well as offer you some practical advice. Also check out our
Email Address Obfuscator if you
need to include email addresses on a website.
Sometimes other web sites decide to use images from your website as inline
content. You can block them, or you can use them as a source of innocent fun.
See Sex Sells: A Note on Image Leeching.
Glossary of Terms
Not sure what a term means? Try the
Risk and DRP Glossary.
Meta Tag Lawsuits
Think using your competitor's trademarks in your website META tags is a great idea?
Read the legal precedents. (Most search engines ignore the META keywords tag anyway).
Crime Prevention & Reporting
Internet Fraud Complaint Center
An FBI-run center where you can complain about internet fraud. Looked like the site
was down last time I checked &mdash- perhaps the victim of a denial of service attack?
National White Collar Crime Center
Training for law-enforcement on "white collar" crime, including
forensic computer analysis. Apparently you can't commit some crimes
unless you are wearing the right type of shirt:-).
WWW Security FAQ
The basics of securing a website.
IIS Lockdown Tool
Microsoft's tool to help get IIS's security settings right.
(Look for IIS Lockdown tool on this page - the exact URL changes occasionally.)
Microsoft Security Toolkit
Microsoft's guides and tools for securing Windows 2000 and Windows NT4.
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