Carbon Black App Control- Technical Overview

What is Carbon Black App Control?

VMware Carbon Black App Control is an application that allows a listing solution that is designed to enable security operations teams to lock down new and legacy systems against unwanted change, simplify the compliance process, and provide protection for corporate systems. VMware Carbon Black App Control is one of the most proven and scalable application control solutions on the market.

Key Features of App Control

What are the Key Benefits of Carbon Black App Control?

VMware Carbon Black App Control is a powerful positive security solution for data centers and critical systems that allows server admins to control change while consolidating agents. Using a ‘Default Deny’ approach, VMware Carbon Black App Control reduces your attack surface and downtime by automating app.

Lock Down Critical Systems

Stop malware and non-malware attacks by preventing unwanted changes to your applications and files, providing you with the control over your environment that you need.

Ensure Continuous Compliance

Accelerate compliance by meeting many of the requirements in regulatory standards and frameworks, such as PCI-DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, SOX, NERC CIP, GDPR and NIST 800-53.

High Performance and Low Touch Application Control

Be confident that your solution is blocking the “bad” and allowing the “good” without interrupting daily operations.

Summary and Additional Resources

The fastest way to learn Carbon Black App Control is to check out Mastering Carbon Black App Control. On this activity path, you'll find a curated set of articles, videos, and labs to help you level up your App Control knowledge. 

Additional Resources

For more information about Carbon Black App Control, you can explore the following resources:

Change Log

The following updates were made to this guide:


Description of Changes


  • Document was published.

Associated Content

home-carousel-icon From the action bar MORE button.

Filter Tags

App Control Document Technical Overview Overview