Application Whitelisting: Approaches and Challenges

Himanshu Pareek
2012 International Journal of Computer Science Engineering and Information Technology  
Malware is a continuously evolving problem for enterprise networks and home computers. Even security aware users using updated security solutions fall into trap of zero day attacks. Moreover, blacklisting based solutions suffer from problems of false positives and false negatives. From here, idea of Application whitelisting was coined among security vendors and various solutions were evolved with same underlying technology idea. This paper provides the details about design and implementation
more » ... d implementation approaches and discusses challenges while developing an effective whitelisting solution.
doi:10.5121/ijcseit.2012.2502 fatcat:mqsgps366vhrpnbdb3itvheoqq