Business IT Source is working with companies to help address security vulnerabilities, including those associated with Spectre and Meltdown. Relative to the recent issues associated with Spectre and Meltdown, we have compiled a list of manufacturer links describing the issues, what to do, and the appropriate steps and drivers to install to overcome vulnerabilities.

Our configuration and integration team understands what is needed to be done for specific manufacturers and models. Whether or not you are a BITS customer, we would be glad to help answer questions you have. Please see the following information and let us know if there is anything we can do.

March 15 - Intel CEO Krzanich: Hardware-Level Protection Against Spectre/Meltdown Coming In New Xeon 'Cascade Lake,' 8th-Gen Core Processors (linking to)

March 9th - Intel Nears Completion On Spectre Patches With Latest Processor Updates (linking to)

2/13/2018 - Intel Side Channel Attack Update

1/22/2017 - Intel Tells Partners, Customers To Stop Issuing Spectre Patches, Citing 'Unpredictable System Behavior'

Intel - 1/17 Firmware Updates and Initial Performance Data for Data Center Systems

Microsoft - Understanding the performance impact of Spectre and Meltdown mitigations on Windows Systems

Intel - Security Exploits and Intel Products

- Apple

- Cisco

- Dell – Client

- Dell – Server

- HP


- Lenovo

- Microsoft

- VMware