HIPS rule management

A list of user defined and automatically added rules from the HIPS system. More details on rule creation and HIPS operations can be found in the Edit rule chapter.

General principle of HIPS is explained here.


Rule – User-defined or automatically chosen rule name.

EnabledDeactivate this switch if you want to keep the rule in the list but do not want to use it.

Action – The rule specifies an action – Allow, Block or Ask – that should be performed if the conditions are right.

Sources – The rule will be used only if the event is triggered by an application(s).

Targets – The rule will be used only if the operation is related to a specific file, application or registry entry.

Log – If you activate this option, information about this rule will be written to the HIPS log.

Notify – A small pop-up window appears in the lower-right corner if an event is triggered.

Control elements

Add – Creates a new rule.

Edit – Enables you to edit selected entries.

Remove – Removes selected entries.