Phoenix adds security at the hardware level
The major BIOS developer, Phoenix Technologies has unveiled its first product based on its new extensible Core System Software (CSS). The new technology has been built with security in mind and offers embedded security features that protect the core system software from malicious attack and a security API.
The first products to benefit from the new cME Trusted Core NB are notebooks and tablet PCs, which are particularly vulnerable to being lost, stolen or provide points of vulnerability when they log on to corporate networks remotely. By building security at the hardware level Phoenix believes that companies will not only be safer from virus and hacker attack but will give them the freedom to roll out secure connections, access to sensitive resources and policy management.
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