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Jul 31 2018   9:32PM GMT

application whitelisting

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Application whitelisting is the practice of specifying an index of approved software applications that are permitted to be present and active on a computer system. Continued…

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“With application whitelisting, admins can create a list of approved apps users can work with. This way, users cannot accidentally open an app containing ransomware.” – Brien Posey

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