AppLocker

Practice Labs Module
Time
8 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

Welcome to the "AppLocker" Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

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Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the AppLocker Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Configure AppLocker

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate how to configure AppLocker
  • Test AppLocker functionality on a Windows client

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • Understand encryption - lock down devices to run only trusted applications

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 30 minutes to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Manage AppLocker

AppLocker is a Windows feature that protects a Windows computer from running unwanted applications that may be considered non-essential or a security risk as defined by the organization’s corporate desktop policy.

With later Windows versions, AppLocker has expanded to include different a variety of application files such executables (.exe) files, Windows installer files (.msi), script files (.bat, .cmd, .vbs) and packaged apps.

In this exercise, you will learn how to enforce AppLocker by using Group Policy and test its functionality on a regular domain user account.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate how to configure AppLocker
  • Test AppLocker functionality on a Windows client
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