From the Wires
Webcast: Everything You Need to Know About Windows 7 AppLocker
Microsoft MVP Brien Posey and Bit9 to Discuss Pros and Cons of Microsoft AppLocker Application Whitelisting
By: Marketwired .
Aug. 23, 2010 09:00 AM
WALTHAM, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/23/10 -- Bit9 Inc., the leader in Advanced Threat Protection, today announces that it will host a Webcast featuring Microsoft MVP Brien Posey speaking on "Everything You Need to Know about Windows 7 AppLocker" this Wednesday, August 25.
As organizations enthusiastically migrate to Windows 7 in search of new features and greater stability, many are reviewing whether to use AppLocker, Microsoft's embedded Application Whitelisting security solution. Application Whitelisting has become the answer to resolving the problems with traditional reactive approaches to endpoint security that have proven no match for today's targeted attacks. With many third party solutions available in the market, organizations are faced with having to choose which solution is right for their environment.
During this Webcast, Brien Posey will discuss why migrating to Windows 7 is the right time to reassess your endpoint security, and provide steps on how to:
What: Live Webcast "Everything You Need to Know about Windows 7 AppLocker"
In addition, Bit9 Chief Security Officer Tom Murphy will offer a brief overview of how Bit9 Parity Suite 6.0 integrates with Windows 7 and AppLocker, as well as ways to avoid time-consuming, manual tuning and updating of application whitelists.
About Brien Posey
Prior to going freelance, Brien served as CIO for a national chain of hospitals and healthcare companies. He has also served as a Network Administrator for the Department of Defense at Fort Knox, and for some of the nation's largest insurance companies.
Bit9 leverages the Bit9 Global Software Registry -- the world's largest database of software intelligence -- to identify and classify software, delivering the highest levels of endpoint security, compliance, and manageability. Bit9's dynamic application whitelisting technology makes it simple to deploy application whitelisting in the largest of organizations. The company's global customers come from a wide variety of industries, such as government, financial services, retail, healthcare, e-commerce and education.
Bit9 was awarded a prestigious $2M United States federal research grant in 2003 from the National Institute of Standards and Technology-Advanced Technology Program (NIST ATP) to conduct the research that is now at the core of our application whitelisting solutions. Bit9 is privately held and based in Waltham, Massachusetts. For more information, visit http://www.bit9.com or call +1 617.393.7400.
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