Category Archives: whitelisting

Majority of IT departments leave major holes in their USB drive security

For the second year in a row, the majority of employers are failing to equip their employees with the appropriate technologies, procedures and policies to ensure data security across the organization, according to Apricorn. The survey report, which polled nearly 300 employees across industries including education, finance, government, healthcare, legal, retail, manufacturing, and power and energy, examined year-over-year trends of USB drive usage, policies and business drivers. The report indicated that even though 87% of … More

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Getting Started With AppLocker

John Strand // I have quite a few calls with customers who do not know where to begin when it comes to application whitelisting. Often, the approach some organizations take is to try and implement full application whitelisting on every single application across their entire environment.  While this goal is fun and seems like a […]

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Webcast: Implementing Sysmon and Applocker

Click on the timecodes to jump to that part of the video (on YouTube) Download slides: https://www.activecountermeasures.com/presentations 5:03 Introduction, problem statement, and executive problem statement 8:19 What Sysmon is with a demo of how it works 24:54 Implementing Sysmon and how to have your computers automatically update and utilize Sysmon 29:05 Applocker, its uses, and […]

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