Application control solutions are designed to block the execution of unauthorized applications via whitelisting, blacklisting, and even, “greylisting.” These approaches can be used to protect your organization’s servers, workstations, laptops, tablets, and fixed-function devices, while also helping to reduce help desk costs. However, which application control approach is most effective? Can a least privilege solution supplant application control and deliver the same benefits, but with fewer trade-offs? This technical brief will help you better understand:

  • The benefits and drawbacks to various application control approaches
  • How to manage application risk via a least privilege tool, and how this compares in effectiveness to traditional application control approaches
  • How our PowerBroker for Windows least privilege solution enables you to gain fine-grained control over applications, without the productivity or security tradeoffs of alternative methods

Want to better manage applications and control risk? Download this technical brief.

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