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Whitelisting Prevents Cyberattacks

With the recent increase in the number of virulent cyberattacks, some security experts are calling for organizations to readily embrace whitelisting as a defense, saying conventional approaches such as intrusion detection aren’t working. Whitelisting lets computers run only files and system components listed as trusted. The practice, according to Forbes magazine, is “not going to sound too sexy to the average end user” but does eliminate many security problems. (SlashDot)(Forbes)

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