|Article Summary:||This article provides a walkthrough for setting up the security features provided by the Dell ControlPoint Security Manager for:
Before attempting to configure your computer to use Dell ControlPoint Security Manager:
|If Dell ControlPoint Security Manager has not been previously configured, the Security Setup Wizard will automatically start after login when the TPM is activated.|
Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Dell ControlPoint, point to Security Manager, point to Advanced, and then click Security Setup Wizard.
When the Embassy Security Setup Wizard starts, click Next.
Create and enter an Owner Password (minimum 8 characters) in both boxes, and then click Next.
Click to check the Enable Secure Windows Login and enroll fingerprints checkbox, and then click Next.
When the Enrollment Wizard window opens, click Next.
The Dell Preboot Authentication Enrollment window appears.
|Preboot Authentication will set a BIOS System password. Authentication will then be required before the computer will enter System Setup (BIOS) or start the operating system. This feature should only be used if a BIOS System password is required by your security policies.|
When prompted, enter the Windows password for your user account and click Next.
Click a finger and follow the instructions to enroll the fingerprint. When complete, it is recommended to click Enroll another finger... and enroll a second finger print.
Create and enter a Master password (minimum 6 characters) in both boxes, and then click Next. This password will be required for unlocking features such as the Private Information Manager or Password Vault.
The Initialize Optional Applications window appears, allowing you to set up additional features of Embassy Security Center. The following features allow using the TPM for data encryption and are not required to allow smart card or fingerprint login:
Document Manager: Provides strong file and folder encryption with a protected virtual drive integrated with Windows Explorer and file menu operations.
Private Information Manager: Provides password protection and automation by password management for applications, Web, and TPM-based passwords including simplified login.
Archive: Allows you to backup and restore your TPM security keys for the computer. This step is recommended, as the TPM security keys must be restored after a system board replacementto allow access to encrypted data. After creating the archive, it should be copied to a disk and stored in a safe place.
Article ID: SLN57464
Last Date Modified: 07/23/2018 04:06 AM
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