[Gllug] how reliable is netcraft?
j.roberts at stabilys.com
Mon Dec 5 13:26:51 UTC 2011
On 05/12/11 11:16, John Levin wrote:
> As preparation for a job interview tomorrow, I checked my prospective
> employer's website against netcraft.com. The results indicate that they
> are running a very outdated version of their CMS. I am now wondering how
> to raise this in my interview.
Don't unless they ask. I want clever staff but not pushy clever staff :)
Unless the post is for web security!
Some companies would interpret your actions in a very negative way. Of
course, you probably would not want to work for them so it could be
There may be a very good reason why they are running the version they
are running, if Netcraft is correct.
If not, and you get the job, - that is the time to ask.
> My first concern is that netcraft may not be entirely accurate. How much
> faith should I put in their results?
I have found it reasonably reliable on sites where I know the answer.
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