Application control, sometimes called application whitelisting, is a means for controlling the software applications that can be run on a given computer or device.
Application control flips the security paradigm of blacklisting on its head. Rather than trying to prevent bad software from running, application control allows only good software to run.
By reading this eBook, you will learn:
- The history of application control: Look at the endpoints and traditional antivirus solutions
- The benefits of application control: Move from passive to proactive defence, and learn the value of default-deny policies
- How to choose an application control solution: Discover the key elements
- Best practices for implementing application control: Know the needs and abilities of the solution you're considering