Software issues

Software is no longer run locally, as some of it is now run or downloaded from the internet. Therefore, the security team needs to be aware of unauthorized software being installed on their IT systems. Let's look as some of the problems that are posed:

  • Unauthorized software: The symptoms of someone using unauthorized software is that the internet bandwidth is increasing while the disk space on the IT system is reducing. One of the best ways to stop this from happening it to use an application whitelist where only approved applications can be installed.
Exam tip:Someone downloading unauthorized software will increase the bandwidth and reduce the disk space.
  • Baseline deviation: When we roll out an image to the desktops, we ...

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