Friday, 25 September 2015

Windows Version For The Internet Of Things Will Bitlocker

A special version of Windows for the Internet of Things (IoT) is intended will have several security measures that are also present in the normal versions. Windows 10 IoT Core is a Windows version without the familiar "Windows shell experience." Developers can develop an app for the operating system immediately to the interface of the device.

Windows 10 IoT Core works currently only on the Raspberry Pi and the second MinnowBoard Max, two mini-computers.The operating system is still in development and Microsoft will soon roll out a new test version. This version will also add multiple security to the system, namely Secure Boot and Bitlocker. Microsoft's Bitlocker encryption software that allows both the complete system and individual files can be encrypted.

Secure Boot is a security standard developed by the computer industry. Once the computer is booted, the firmware verifies the digital signature of each element of the boot software, including firmware, drivers and operating system. If all the signatures are correct will restart the computer and displays the firmware control to the operating system. The test version of Windows 10 IoT Core is via the Windows Insider Program download.

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