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Code Integrity Policies

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Code Integrity (CI) policies allow you to restrict which applications and scripts can run on a computer. There are a variety of methods that you can use to enforce code in Windows environments including AppLocker policies on pre-Windows 10 and pre-Windows Server 2016 systems or Windows Defender Application Guard and Windows Defender Device Guard on Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 systems configured with appropriate hardware. By restricting which code and scripts can run, you can restrict the toolset attackers can make use of to perform lateral movement.

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