Lenovo releases new password management tool

Powered by SC Magazine
 

Lenovo is touting a new password management tool designed to help administrators better deal with encrypted hard drive systems.

The company said that its new Hardware Password Manager tool will allow admins to manage and reset employee passwords for all systems, including those which run full disc encryption security systems.

Encryption systems are often recommended as a central tool for preventing data breaches. However, encrypted drives can be difficult to manage and recover data from when passwords are lost and administrators are unable to decrypt the data.

Lenovo hopes that the new tool will not only make life easier for administrators, but also promote the use of encryption tools in the workplace by removing that worry.

"Encrypting drives offer state of the art protection for PC data, but companies everywhere previously had difficulty managing them," explained Peter Schrady, Lenovo's vice president and general manager of enterprise, software and Peripherals.

"Lenovo's new Hardware Password Manager product provides an easy tool to reset passwords by remote control, including full-encryption drives."

The company said that it plans to make the password management tool available in May.

Copyright ©v3.co.uk


Lenovo releases new password management tool
 
 
 
Top Stories
Toll Group to go Google
Poaches Woolworths project manager.
 
How News Corp's CIO tackled skills in his race to the cloud
What to do when your team’s talents are no longer needed.
 
Photos: How Thodey transformed Telstra
From turbulent Trujillo to Australia's leading telco.
 
 
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Latest Comments
Polls
Who do you trust most to protect your private data?







   |   View results
Your bank
  35%
 
Your insurance company
  5%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  8%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  8%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  4%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  18%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  15%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  7%
TOTAL VOTES: 3912

Vote
Do you support the abolition of the Office of the Information Commissioner?

   |   View results
I support shutting down the OAIC.
  27%
 
I DON'T support shutting the OAIC.
  73%
TOTAL VOTES: 1328

Vote