Faronics AE necessary with Defensewall?

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by Boost, Dec 20, 2009.

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  1. Boost

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    Trying out Faronics AE with everything else in my sig, but wonder if it's overkill.
     
  2. Cudni

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    No wondering, I agree it is overkill :)
     
  3. Boost

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    LOL :argh:

    Seems like a cool program,but I figured it was a waste of using it,eespecially with defensewall.
     
  4. BlueZannetti

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    It is something of an either/or proposition depending upon the granularity of control desired, nature of control, and fluidity of the program base on the system.

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  5. G1111

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    If something did get by DefenseWall the AE program may catch it. It doesn't duplicate DW so I don't see it as overkill.
     
  6. Osaban

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    I see it as overkill as you are using Returnil, which I thought it had an anti-executable function. One thing for sure, it has virtually no impact on system resources, and the new version is very versatile compared to version 2.
     
  7. Boost

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    Yup, I remembered Returnil had an anti-executable function,soon after I installed Faronics AE ;)

    Since then,I've uninstalled Faronics AE and using the anti-executable function in Returnil.
     
  8. arran

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    because the 2 cover different areas I don't think that using the 2 are over kill.

    AE prevents unknown things from running in the first place.

    Defensewall controls the behavior of things that are allowed to run.
     
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