Savant Protection announced that its award winning Savant end-point security solution fully supports the Microsoft Windows XP Embedded Operating System. This capability allows advanced commercial devices, from ATMs to Point of Sale Systems, to be hardened with the optimum level of security available for a reduced footprint environment.
Savant’s small profile protects embedded systems without adding system overhead from scanning “blacklists” or centralized “whitelist” databases making it the perfect security complement the reduced footprint of Windows XP Embedded. Only Savant has been specifically designed to provide full configuration, control and management of devices across a network.
Savant prevents malicious software from executing by providing unique cryptographic signatures to the approved application set on each system. Unauthorized or unknown applications are denied access to the CPU, making it impossible for malicious code to execute or spread to other Savant-protected systems. Savant returns control over computing resources to the corporation, from simple monitoring, to malware elimination to complete system lockdown. IT professionals can now control which applications are allowed to run on each end-point system, prevent malware from executing or spreading and stop zero day attacks.