eWEEK Labs Takes on Application Whitelisting

You've diligently educated your users, patched your systems, and installed anti-virus products on your endpoints?ö?ç?but are those measures enough? Application whitelisting is a different approach to the problem of securing Windows clients that's has been around for a while now, but has gained new currency over the past several months. Application whitelisting, which contrasts with the blacklisting approach embodied by typical anti-virus products, involves barring all but approved executables from running on a given machine. eWEEK Labs considers these claims, and the products that implement them.