Security Market Trends for 2007

by Ricky Magalhaes
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments TechGenix windows client security

After some consultancy to one of the worlds biggest software company, a test lab was built that mimicked the environment that public users would use. After a few minutes of testing the security measures, it was found by one of my people that user computers were stored under the desks users would sit at. These machines all came prepared with CD ROMs and USB ports. These were found to be bootable and the BIOS was able to be manipulated so that other boot sources could be selected. So what are organizations doing this year to better protect the physical computing environments? As before, server computers are being locked away, machines in remote locations are being encrypted and the pre-boot authentication is being requested the challenge is how do these machines get rebooted remotely but vendors such as HP, DELL and IBM have built in remote management solutions that allow for the machines to be remotely managed even if the machine is turned off. This technology has been around for s...