In a bid to maintain online privacy and protect users from possible attacks, the multinational information technology company, HP, has teamed up with ExpressVPN. The partnership between the two tech companies ensures that the ExpressVPN software comes pre-installed on new HP personal computers.
The new update enhances the security level of online traffic flowing in and out of HP computers. Basically, HP users are safe once they connect to the internet using either mobile data or public Wi-Fi. The ExpressVPN pre-installation comes with a 30-day free trial benefit.
The alliance between both companies reinforces ExpressVPN’s position as a market leader in the VPN industry. The firm ensures that the privacy of its users is not compromised in any way. ExpressVPN takes pride in the fact that its customers have absolute trust in the company’s system.
ExpressVPN secures personal computers by prohibiting any possible breaches of the system. If a PC is compromised, it then lessens the effect that the breach might cause and greatly reduces the period of time the breach remains on the system. The security firm has a system in place that hardens the possibility of a hack by self-destructing and restructuring the framework to pull in the most recent of patches, beginning with the operating system.
The company also has a group that ensures the constant minimal upgrades to the system by monitoring all publications made concerning all software that is in use by a system. The team creates patches in the system where it’s needed following these announcements.
The firm’s security strategy also consists of filtering the type of traffic that flows into a system by customizing the firewall to allow a certain type of traffic. Garnished with interference detectors, the system lessens the risk of a PC being compromised by allowing auto reboots and rotation of credentials. The security team also organizes a bounty program for tech researchers to participate in for the detection of any possible bugs in the system.
ExpressVPN makes use of its unique server technology, TrustedServer, which enhances security by stopping applications from writing to the hard drive. Usually, the way in which servers work is to preserve information on hard drives. This way, if a server becomes compromised, a hacker could gain access to the information stored on the drives, steal that data or even install a tool that siphons any information coming through those servers.
The security giant ensures this kind of issue never occurs by writing data to the RAM. Once the server is shut off, the data temporarily contained is formatted. TrustedServer also guarantees that all 3000+ servers that are in use by the online security firm are constantly upgraded. The technology has been audited by the prestigious audit firm, PwC.
Mike Nash, the chief technologist at HP made a statement explaining the team-up between ExpressVPN and the computer hardware company. He stressed on the risks associated with reduced security on devices and was pleased about the addition of the ExpressVPN software on recent HP devices.
Hewlett-Packard, also known as HP is a firm that focuses on producing a vast range of software and hardware to individuals, all sizes of businesses and the government. The global firm is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. HP produces devices like printers, scanners, digital cameras, calculators, PDAs, servers, workstation computers, and computers.
The new HP Spectre x360 13 is the first model of HP devices that would boast of having the ExpressVPN software. The laptop has a stylish, thoughtful design with super-lengthy battery life. The device comes with a laptop sleeve and an active pen. It possesses gem-cut edges that give life to the fact that the device has an entirely different design from other laptops in its class. It has been described as enhancing utility with top-notch performance.
The alliance between ExpressVPN and HP have drawn opinions relating to the usability of VPNs in the market. It has been estimated that three-tenths of internet surfers make use of a VPN, and this percentage is expected to grow in the coming years particularly because of the numerous privacy breaches that have rattled the internet space in recent years.