One of the best ways to protect against malicious software is to prevent users from running unwanted applications with a technology called application control. Application control restricts the software that runs on a system to programs that meet the organization’s security policy. In this video, learn about implementing application control via whitelists and blacklists, patching applications, and host software baselining.
- [Instructor] One of the best ways to protect…against malicious software is to prevent users…from running unwanted applications…with a technology called application control.…Application control restricts the software…that runs on a system to programs that meet…the organization's security policy.…There are two main approaches to application control,…whitelisting and blacklisting.…In the whitelisting approach, administrators create…a list of all of the applications that users may run…on their systems.…This works well in a very tightly controlled environment,…but can be difficult to administer if you have…many different applications and roles.…
The blacklisting approach offers users…much more flexibility.…Instead of listing the applications…that users are allowed to run,…administrators list prohibited applications.…This is much easier for users, but reduces the effectiveness…of application control.…Windows provides the AppLocker functionality…to implement application control.…Let's go ahead and build an AppLocker…
Note: This course is part of a series releasing throughout 2018. A completed learning path of the series will be available once all the courses are released.
- How IP addresses are assigned and managed
- Multilayer protocols
- VPNs and VPN concentrators
- Designing secure networks
- Firewall management techniques
- Maintaining network availability
- Software defined networking (SDN)
- Port isolation
- Network attacks
- How Wi-Fi networks function
- WPA, WPS, and propagation attacks
- Host-based network security control
Skill Level Advanced
Insights from a Cybersecurity Professionalwith Mike Chapple32m 15s Appropriate for all
1. TCP/IP Networking
2. Network Security Devices
3. Designing Secure Networks
4. Specialized Networking
5. Secure Network Management
6. Virtualized Networks
Port isolation1m 47s
7. Network Attacks
8. Transport Encryption
9. Wireless Networking
10. Host Security
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