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Issue No.04 - July-Aug. (2013 vol.11)
pp: 90-92
Susan Dery , Fannie Mae
ABSTRACT
Security-awareness training and antivirus software can't entirely prevent the downloading of malware. To supplement these defenses, cybersecurity staff at Fannie Mae successfully implemented application whitelisting, which allows only approved software to execute.
INDEX TERMS
Security, Computer security, Training, Computer viruses, Malware, Software development, Fannie Mae, application whitelisting, whitelisting, computer security, cybersecurity
CITATION
Susan Dery, "Using Whitelisting to Combat Malware Attacks at Fannie Mae", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.11, no. 4, pp. 90-92, July-Aug. 2013, doi:10.1109/MSP.2013.102
REFERENCES
1. O. Sukwong, H.S. Kim, and J.C. Hoe, “Commercial Antivirus Software Effectiveness: An Empirical Study,” Computer, vol. 44, no. 3, 2011, pp. 63-70.
2. “Critical Controls for Effective Cyber Defense,” ver. 4.1, SANS Inst., 2013; www.sans.org/critical-security-controlscag4-1.pdf .
3. “Strategies to Mitigate Targeted Cyber Intrusions,” Australian Dept. of Defence, 2012; www.dsd.gov.au/publicationsTop_35_Mitigations_2012.pdf .
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