Recently, researchers found a security vulnerability in some of Intel’s server processors. Specifically, ones using Intel’s Active Management Technology (AMT). The vulnerability is a pretty big deal for those it affects, but it doesn’t affect everyone. Watch today’s video to learn more about this vulnerability and whether or not it affects your Intel platforms. By the way, the flaw does not affect WatchGuard Fireboxes and more importantly, you can use them to defend against this issue.
Episode Runtime: 4:44
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHin-3Lxr0Q
- Embedi’s page on the AMT vulnerability – Embedi
- Embedi’s whitepaper on “Silent Bob is Silent” [PDF] – Embedi
- Intel’s security page on the AMT issue – Intel
- Tenable also confirmed the vulnerability – Tenable