Blacklisting and Whitelisting: What Color Is Security?
TechNewsWorld, By Jack M. Germain
Blacklisting is a common security tactic -- information about a known bit of malware is distributed, and endpoint security tools search and destroy. Conversely, another approach called "whitelisting" only permits known safe programs to run at all. It can be a sturdy layer of extra protection; however, the system lock-down that sometimes results can be a pain for IT admins to manage. Read more....