E8 topic 8 - Application Control
In this video we learn Application control is HARD! Windows Defender Application Control is a robust solution for this Essential Eight requirement, but it is difficult to configure and roll out to all workstations and it needs constant monitoring and tweaking. We’ll also find out that if you configure it incorrectly, you could prevent your computer from booting!
Whilst not strictly application control, we talk about low maintenance alternatives to the high maintenance Windows Defender Application Control.
This is a difficult subject to cover. It is typically out of reach for the typical SME manger or owner, even those who are computer savvy. However, there are some great alternatives to application control that should be considered.