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Intel IoT Platform Paving the Road to the Car of the Future

Telematics offerings expand daily, both in number and capabilities. Driven by consumer demand for vehicles that extend the connected lifestyle, provide enhanced safety, and reduce environmental impact, the market for in-vehicle telematics is surging. The automotive industry is now the … Read more >

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Intel® RealSense™ Technology: Bringing Human-like Senses to the Devices We Use Today and Tomorrow

Intel’s vision of our future client devices, including PCs, tablets & phablets is to make computing more natural and immersive.  In 2014, we introduced Intel® RealSense™ Technology, with our first short range 3D depth camera for notebooks and All-in-One desktops. … Read more >

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Can we build tools to support technology aware regulations and regulations aware technologies in cybersecurity and privacy?

When we study policy and technology approaches to cybersecurity and privacy, we discover that there is some level of agreement on high level concepts and principles shared by diverse stakeholders that include technologists and regulators in different geographic regions. However, … Read more >

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Intel IoT Platform Boosts Smart Building Efficiency in Asia

Power accounts for around 30 percent of a typical office building’s total operating expenses, according to EPA. So it’s no wonder that facilities owners and managers increasingly are transforming their properties into smart buildings—helping reduce energy costs by nearly a … Read more >

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#TechConnect Dec 16 Chat Recap: “What’s New in Intel Data Centers for the Channel”

Thanks again to over 20 attendees who participated in Tech Connect Chat about Data Centers on Wednesday, December 16 at 1 p.m. ET/ 10 a.m. PT. We had a great discussion on the ongoing rapid evolution and growth from the recently … Read more >

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Riding and Taming Security’s Perfect Storm with Intel Core vPro

Cyberthreats, unfortunately, never take a holiday. In fact, with each passing day, attacks become more numerous, organized, powerful, and, with the explosion in smart devices and cloud-based systems, more opportunistic.

 

No wonder 50 percent of the 182 IT professionals who participated in Computerworld’s Forecast 2016 survey said they plan to increase spending on security technologies in the next 12 months. Security ran a close second after cloud computing as the most important technology project currently underway at their organizations.

 

Security’s ‘Perfect Storm’


Mike Seawright, director of security business development at Intel, discussed these challenges in Secure Your Business, our latest webinar in the Business Devices Webinar Series. Not only are IT security professionals facing increasing complexity with more devices and the shift to cloud computing, but they must act quickly, as organizations can be compromised in mere minutes, while utilizing limited staffing and budget resources.

 

The latest devices with Intel vPro technology offer a solid first line of defense in preventing threats. Built on Intel’s security technologies, each successive generation delivers evolutionary security capabilities. Intel Core vPro processors feature remote capabilities that allow scarce IT staff resources to maximize their efficiency in protecting compute devices across the enterprise.


What Aspects of Security Are Most Important?


Unfortunately, there is no easy strategy to take in IT security. “Security is complicated—sorry folks!” Mike said. To be truly secure, he explained, IT departments need to defend all areas against modern attacks: identity, platform, data, and applications.


However, Mike explained, a whopping half of all security breaches stem from identity and authentication gaps, so stronger authentication is a key part of security. Fortunately, Intel and Microsoft work collaboratively to combat security threats with user-friendly features and technologies such as True Key by Intel Security, Microsoft Credential Guard, and Intel Identity Protection Technology Multifactor Authentication.


These and other multifaceted defensive tactics and tools were explained in the hour-long webinar, which included a Q&A session. Here is a sample of what webinar participants had on their minds:


Q: I have health care clients. Do you have a security checklist?

 

Mike: Our health care team has a presentation you could use for this. Send me a note at michael.seawright@intel.com.

 

Q: Does True Key update itself?

 

Mike: True Key is like most software in that some portions will update automatically if that setting is applied. But then as we have major releases, it will usually require a user update.

 

Q: Are there any encryption key “manager” apps available for SMBs or partners that are acting as the IT department for multiple SMBs?

 

Mike: The McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator does a nice job of this. Another vendor to look at would be Venafi.

 

If you missed the webinar, you can listen in to the on-demand version available now and hear other questions and answers as well as download the presentation slides.

 

Ask a Question, Win a Tablet


This month, the lucky winners of a new Intel-based tablet and a new set of SMS Audio BioSport Smart Earbuds are Ed Goad of MeteorComm and D. Komnick of Advanced Business Technology Services, respectively. Congrats to both! And, if you didn’t win this time, you’ll have another chance to ask questions and win at the next webinar, which is sure to be a popular one: Introducing 6th Gen Intel Core vPro.

 

If you’ve already registered for the Business Devices Webinar Series, you’re all set: just click on the link in the reminder email you’ll receive a day or two before the event. But if you need to register, you can join our next webinar by clicking here.

 

  With the latest Intel Core vPro processor-based devices, more businesses big and small can set and reach their New Year’s resolution to make their entire enterprise more secure.

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