If you would like to be notified of when Deb Shinder releases the next part in this article series please sign up to our WindowSecurity.com Real-Time Article Update newsletter. Introduction AppLocker is a powerful but often overlooked tool for increasing security by restricting user access to applications and other executable files, scripts, Windows Installer files and Dynamic Link Libraries (DLLs). AppLocker was first introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7; it’s an outgrowth of the old Software Restriction Policies that was included in Windows Server 2003/2008 and Windows XP and Vista. AppLocker is similar to a superset of SRP, with expanded capabilities. In this multi-part article, we’ll discuss the evolution and features of AppLocker in Windows Server 2012 and how to deploy and manage …

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Managing AppLocker in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8/8.1 (Part 1)


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