Due to covid-19, many people are forced to work from home, but the network security at home may not be as secure as a corporate network. This is a security risk, that makes terminals vulnerable to malicious actors for stealing data.
To enhance terminal security, Dell launched a new security tool called Dell SafeBIOS Events & Indicators of Attack for all Dell commercial PCs, which detects attacks attempting to modify a computer’s BIOS configuration, identify potential security issues and raise an alert in companies’ management consoles. In the event of an attack, the tool helps the administrators to isolate compromised workstations for remediation.it is not meant for full capabilities of an endpoint security and is intended to provide protection against BIOS attacks, which most antivirus products are not capable to detect.
Dell said “Detection at this level allows organizations to respond to advanced threats quickly and successfully, interrupting the attack chain before it’s able to do more damage,” The Dell SafeBIOS Events & Indicators of Attack tool will be provided for free to all its enterprise customers. The tool has already been made available for download as part of the Dell Trusted Device solution.The tool supports Dell commercial PCs and VMware virtualized terminals.