Dell will introduce the latest towill protect BIOS from being affected by malware. The user will be notified when any hacking attempt takes place.
Dell is looking forward to improving and beebeefing security on its business laptopandablets by introducing a new tool that helps protect the UEFI – (BIOS) from being harmed by malware.
Dell’s new BIOS security tool makes its laptops challenging to hack
Dell’s Business Laptops and Tablets will get an additional layer of protection from hackers with a new device pre-loaded into Dell’s portable computers.
This new security tool introduced by Dell highly focuses on safeguarding the boot layer to protect PC hardware and software from malfunctioning. It secures the low-level UEFIs Unified Extensible Firmware InterfInterfaceich stand in a protected layer above the operating System. This new tool makes a copy of the clean UEFI in the cloud and differentiates this snapshot from the computer’s UEFI every time it boots. If there is a hacking attempt, there will be a conflict between the two which the comparison will flag up.
According to CTO at Dell, David Konetski said, “This is just beginning. Dell is working on a feature in which hacked UEFI can run auto re-mediate itself. However, he didn’t disclose when this feature would be enabled in Dell PCs.
The computer user will be notified of the problem,m, and t, the Systesystemnessystem the UEFI. However, this process is to be carried out manually by the user. In the future, Dell claims thaitey will automate the whole process.
The System will be added, and those desiring to get this feature will have to pay extra for this protection. This feature will be available on Dell’s Precision and OptiPlex variants, including XPS PCs and Venue Pro Tablets.
So, this is all about Dell’s new BIOS security tool, which makes it difficult for hackers to hack it. It seems Dell is focusing on security concerns and may also automate this process in the future. We hope you loved this article; please feel free to share it with your friends.