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Application whitelisting

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Definition Edit

Application whitelisting is a strategy

designed to protect against unauthorised and malicious programs executing on a computer. It aims to ensure that only specifically selected programs and software libraries (DLLs) can be executed, while all others are prevented from executing.[1]

Overview Edit

Application whitelisting comprises the following technical steps:

References Edit

  1. ACSC 2015 Threat Report, Glossary, at 25.

Source Edit

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