Applocker is described as 'You can use AppLocker as part of your overall security strategy for the following scenarios:'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Applocker for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Android Tablet, Windows Server 2008 R2 and CentOS. The best alternative is OSArmor, which is free. Other great apps like Applocker are VoodooShield (Freemium), Carbon Black Protection (Paid), Excubits Bouncer (Freemium) and NoVirusThanks EXE Radar Pro (Paid).
NoVirusThanks EXE Radar Pro is a useful Windows OS utility designed to alert a user everytime an unknown process tries to run in the system. The end user is able to whitelist, blacklist, allow once, block once or block + delete the executable attemping to load.
AppGuard software blocks malware attacks that your existing anti-virus/spyware cannot yet detect. Cyber criminals modify the malicious code they buy off the Internet so your AV/AS can not detect it, which is disturbingly easy. AppGuard does not rely on signatures.
Faronics Anti-Executable ensures workstation protection and productivity by allowing only approved programs to run. Any other programs – whether malicious, unlicensed, or simply unwanted – are blocked from ever executing.