Microsoft today announced Secured-core PCs, the most secure Windows 10 devices out-of-the-box with integrated hardware, firmware, software, and identity protection. Windows OEMs have to meet the strict security requirements listed out by Microsoft to get this certification. These new Secured-core PCs are targeted towards people who work in the most data-sensitive industries such as government, financial services, and healthcare.
Highlights of Secured-core PCs:
- Secured-core PCs use hardware rooted security in the modern CPU to launch the system into a trusted state, preventing advanced malware from tampering with the?system and attacking at the firmware level.
- Once the CPU is brought up safely, the operating system takes control. Hypervisor enforced code integrity ensures that all code in the operating system kernel is trustworthy.
- Users then sign in securely with Windows Hello.2 Credential Guard ensures that identity and domain credentials are isolated and protected in a secure VBS environment.
Secured-core PC will be available from various Windows OEMs including Dell, Dynabook, HP, Lenovo, Panasonic and Surface. You can learn more about Secured-core PCs from the source link below.