Monday, 13 December 2010

The Global State of the Endpoint

A recent survey commissioned by Lumension doesn’t reveal many surprising results, but one interesting point was that only 44% of those surveyed thought that application whitelisting was an effective technology.

Maybe those surveyed are expecting too much. It’s not a replacement for antivirus, but even in its own right is very effective at preventing malicious software from running, especially when used in conjunction with a standard user account.