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Desktop Software Lockdown: Prevent Targeted Attacks

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2010 launched with an explosion in media coverage of the IE zero-day attacks that targeted dozens of technology companies. Aurora, Hydra, Zeus, Advanced Persistent Threat – the names are new, but the approach is not.

Advanced, zero-day attacks have been around for years. So how does your company protect against these evolving, well-funded threats that continue to outsmart existing defenses?

According to Gartner, Application Whitelisting should be considered “foundational in our strategy to protect endpoints.” This proactive approach ensures only approved software is allowed to run, rendering new and unknown malware useless.

If you are responsible for protecting your company’s endpoints, download this Microsoft MVP-authored whitepaper, “Comparing Approaches for Desktop Software Lockdown.”