Windows 10 – Controlled Folder Access

Hi All, Have you heard of Controlled FOlder Access in windows 10? if not, have a look https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat-protection/windows-defender-exploit-guard/evaluate-controlled-folder-access. In short, it will block applications that are not whitelisted from making changes to a protected folder. The protected folder is a folder that Windows Defender will monitor. you can add/remove folder you required by the user. Also, you’ll need to specify what apps (based on the executable path) can make changes to the folder… Enable and disable is pretty simple (On Windows 10 1803) Start -> Settings -> Update & security -> Windows Security, click on Open Windows Defender Security Center On Windows Defender Security Center, Virus & threat protection -> Virus & threat protection settings -> Manage Controlled folder access On Controlled folder access, turn it on or off. Once it is turned on, you’ll have options to manage protected folder and application whitelist. and of course, you can enable/disable…