Surface expands its Secured-core portfolio with the new Surface Laptop 4 powered by AMD Ryzen™ Mobile Processors

Microsoft is proud to announce our latest Secured-core offering, the all-new Surface Laptop 4 powered by AMD Ryzen™ Mobile Processors. These devices offer comprehensive security out-of-the-box with tightly integrated hardware, software, firmware, and identity protection layers.
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System Management Mode deep dive: How SMM isolation hardens the platform

Key to defending the hypervisor, and by extension the rest of the OS, from low-level threats is protecting System Management Mode (SMM), an execution mode in x86-based processors that runs at a higher effective privilege than the hypervisor.
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UEFI scanner brings Microsoft Defender ATP protection to a new level

The UEFI scanner is a new component of the built-in antivirus solution on Windows 10 and gives Microsoft Defender ATP the ability to scan inside of the firmware filesystem and perform security assessment.
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