Application Control is a Sophos security policy that can be used to control the use of unauthorized applications on your network.
Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s)
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control
What sorts of Applications can be controlled?
Are there any applications that are blocked by default?
Sophos cannot create a default list of blocked applications, since there are many legitimate uses for applications that some companies may need. Furthermore, we can't advise you about which applications to block: the control of applications should form part of your IT policy.
Do you have any tips for implementing an Application Control policy on my network?
The Policy Setup Guide is an excellent resource for planning and rolling out your policies. Aside from that we can offer a few tips: