Focus on Security in New Dell Products, Upgrades

Dell rolled out new security tools and enhancements Thursday aimed at enabling businesses of all sizes to protect their sensitive corporate data while still allowing employees to access that data whenever they want, wherever they are, using any device.

These include enhanced security features for Dell's Data Protection Cloud Edition with Dropbox for Business, new products within its commercial PC portfolio, and what the company claims is the first commercially available product to achieve the U.S. government's FIPS-140 Level 3 certified commercial PCs with Hardware Crypto Accelerator.

Dell's focus on security stems from the fact that "security is no longer solely the concern of large enterprises. Small, medium and mid-market organizations also are placing a significant focus on their cyber security infrastructures," said Brett Hansen, executive director of Client Solutions Software at Dell.

Personal, Work Data Separated

The initial integration of Dell's Data Protection Cloud Edition into Dropbox for Business has also been enhanced. The updates improve functionality for employees across a range of mobile operating systems, allow businesses to remotely wipe employees' Dropbox accounts and enable one-click sharing for employees while maintaining file-level encryption.

Dell's Data Protection Cloud Edition lets users access both their personal accounts and their business accounts within any Dropbox application, encrypting only sensitive company data, not personal files. That ensures that company files are managed and secured and users can still get their work done. Dell's Data Protection Cloud Edition with Dropbox for Business with the new capabilities is available beginning Tuesday.

OptiPlex 9030 All-in-One

The "sleek" OptiPlex 9030 All-in-One is being touted as the industry's most secure PC. According to Dell, the device provides comprehensive encryption, advanced authentication and malware prevention from a single source.

The PC's other security features include single sign-on and authentication management as well as an additional layer of data protection with secure credential storage via...

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