Explore Software Restriction Policies, which protect clients by allowing only authorized software to run, along with AppLocker, a newer option that allows you to set rules on what programs are allowed, based on group policy.
- [Instructor] We use software restriction policies…to protect clients by allowing only…authorized software to run.…This provides an extra layer of defense…against ransomware.…With software restriction policies,…there's two ways to look at this.…Whitelisting means by default all apps are blocked.…And then you would whitelist any apps…that you need to run.…With blacklisting, this means by default…all apps can run.…
Blacklist any malware.…If you're a network administrator,…whitelisting is actually the easier way to go about this…because if you did blacklisting,…you're constantly trying to update…the list of malware that you need to blacklist.…Now let's take a look at software restriction policies.…I'm in Server 2008.…And I'll go to the local security policy.…Then I'll dropdown software restriction policies.…
If we click on software restriction policies,…here we can see the designated file types that it has listed…and we can always add to these.…Now these are the following file types…that define what is considered to be executable code.…
- How ransomware works
- Types of ransomware
- Safeguarding Windows
- Securing your router
- Updating software and operating systems
- Spam, phishing, and spoofing
- Reporting ransomware
Skill Level Beginner
Ransomware: Practical Reverse Engineeringwith Malcolm Shore1h 22m Intermediate
Malware: Defense and Responsewith Scott M Burrell40m 46s Intermediate
Windows Performance Toolkit: Malware Analysiswith Thomas Pantels1h 4m Intermediate
1. Ransomware Overview
2. Types of Ransomware
3. Safeguarding Windows
4. Good Practice
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