John Savill

Senior Contributing Editor, Windows IT Pro

Posts by John Savill

Controlling Plug-Ins in Your Internet Browser

One of the key features of today’s browsers is the ability to plug-in 3rd party code to add additional capabilities to the browsing....More

Locking Down Applications in a VDI and Session-Based Virtualization World

In previous blog posts we looked at various technologies to control applications running on desktop operating systems. The newest and most....More

Using Application Control to Limit Administrators on Servers. What Works, What Doesn’t.

First, there are administrators and then there are ADMINISTRATORS. This blog takes a look at what can be done to control administrators in our....More

How Virtualized Applications Affect Application Control Technologies

In previous blog posts we have discussed some application control best practices through application whitelisting. As organizations look at....More

Using Software Restriction Policies and AppLocker and When We Need Something More

In a previous blog post I talked about different methods to control user installed applications and when the various options were examined it....More

The good, the bad, and the ugly of user software installation

When we look at how to control the installation of applications, snap-ins, add-ins and anything else that ends in “ins” by users we really have 3....More

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