Intel’s Latest 6th Generation Core vPro Processors to Secure the Workplace

Highlights the Latest 6th Generation Core vPro Processors

. New 6th Gen Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor is the company’s best processor for business, designed for full business productivity with up to 2.5 times the performance, 3 times the battery life and a 30-times increase in graphics performance over a 5-year-old system.

. 6th Generation Intel Core vPro processors now feature Intel® Authenticate Solution, a hardware-enhanced multifactor authentication solution that strengthens identity protection.

. A range of award-winning, stylish designs built for businesses, including 2 in 1s with 6th Gen Intel Core vPro processors are now available.

. Intel advances work place transformation with new features for Intel® Unite™ application, its advanced conference room collaboration tool, by integrating Skype for Business* and delivering enhanced audio and video capability to get the most out of every meeting.  

Hackers are finding new ways to break into old PCs through the virtual front door by stealing user credentials to gain privileges inside organizations. Today, more than half of data breaches start with misused or stolen user credentials. Older PCs that use eight-character passwords that change every 90 days worked well a decade ago, but increasingly sophisticated attack methods require a deeper level of security.  

To address this, Intel is previewing a new security innovation called Intel® Authenticate for businesses to begin internally testing and qualifying. Intel Authenticate is a hardware-enhanced, multifactor authentication solution that strengthens identity protection on the PC, making it less vulnerable to identity and security credential attacks.  

Intel Authenticate verifies identities by using a combination of up to three hardened factors at the same time: “something you know,” such as a personal identification number; “something you have,” including a mobile phone; and “something you are,” like a fingerprint. IT can choose from multiple hardened factors of authentication that are based on company policies, and no longer has to rely solely on employees remembering complicated passwords2. Intel Authenticate is compatible with Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and 10, and is available for customers to preview.

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