application security

The Application Control module provides advanced application control security for Windows desktops and servers, adding a layer of protection against all kinds of malware threats by blocking unauthorized applications and processes from running.

Application Control reduces the attack surface that malware threats can leverage on the endpoint and prevents installing and executing any unwanted, untrusted, or malicious applications.

Through the Application Inventory, you can view all details of the applications and processes running in your environment and leverage these features to perform application auditing.

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  • Discover Applications
  • Policy Creation
  • Whitelisting
  • Block unknown apps
application and processes discovery

Automatically build your application inventory

Applications and processes running in your environment are automatically detected during the discovery phase. You can view all the applications discovered in your network in the application inventory by name, version, publisher, location, and more – and also organize them according to your own custom grouping.

application security policies

Easily setup policies for your environment

Once discovery is complete, you can quickly build and test policies by running the system in test mode. When running in test mode, Application Control only detects and reports the applications in Control Center, leaving them to run as usual. You can configure and test your whitelisting rules and policies, but applications will not be blocked.

manual authorization of truted applications

Only allow trusted apps to run in your environment

Application Control allows you to manually authorize specific applications and processes based on the hash of the executable, signing certificate thumbprint and application path. You can also define rule exclusions.

filter and block unauthorized applications

Block unauthorized applications at the source

In production mode, Application Control blocks all unknown applications and generates immediate notifications when new applications or blacklisted applications are detected.

Application control for Windows

Complete Windows application control

Bitdefender Application Control makes the generation and maintenance of application whitelists and blacklists for Windows servers and desktops, based on specific control rules, easy to manage. 

With sophisticated built-in management, Application Control is a comprehensive solution tailored to fit the application control needs of your business. 

easily block unwanted applications

Stay protected without impacting productivity

Ensure complete endpoint security by creating whitelists of applications that you trust, and keep unknown applications from executing within your network.

Any unknown applications can be easily blocked for the most secure configuration. Alternatively, the system can generate immediate notifications when new applications or blacklisted applications are detected for minimal disruption to users.

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"Bitdefender showed it was most effective at detecting and resolving threats and very easy to use. GravityZone Business Security Enterprise gives us the latest endpoint detection and response capabilities and protects our entire estate across virtual, cloud, and physical environments in the data center and at endpoints"

Alberto Santini

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