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Introducing the HP ProtectTools security solutions for business PCs
HP introduces HP ProtectTools, a family of business PC security products, services and features, with new offerings on business desktops, notebooks and workstations.

HP ProtectTools Security Manager
HP ProtectTools Security Manager is now available on a wide array of Business Notebooks and select Business Desktops and Workstations. Built on open standards and HP intellectual property, HP ProtectTools Security Manager can be configured to prevent unauthorized access using Smart Cards, TPM Embedded security chips, USB tokens and other security technologies. HP ProtectTools Security Manager is completely customizable, which gives business customers the flexibility to choose the level of security that best meets their needs. The optional integrated Smart Card Reader on select notebook families provides simple deployment and management of this solution.

Plug-in Modules

  • Smart Card security for HP ProtectTools
    • Initialization and configuration of the Smart Card
    • Manage Smart Card accounts and security settings
    • Integration with supporting notebook BIOS requiring Smart Card to continue pre-boot process
  • Embedded Security for HP ProtectTools
    • TPM Embedded Security Chip configuration and management
  • Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools
    • Multifactor Windows Authentication
    • Single sign-on
  • BIOS configuration for HP ProtectTools
    • BIOS configuration and security settings from within the HP ProtectTools Security Manager console


  • Smart Card-based solution is based on open standards, meaning easy implementation, integration, and maintenance
  • Same Smart Card can be used for multiple devices, including notebooks and handhelds, and multiple applications, such as user authentication and building access
  • HP ProtectTools Security Manager can complement other layers of authentications, such as TPM encrypted passwords, fingerprint ID, biometrics and USB Tokens
  • Console design can grow to incorporate new functionality from within the same user interface.

Solution Components

»  Business Notebook PCs
»  Business Desktop PCs
»  Smart Card reader
- (choose your product, and select "security devices")
»  HP ProtectTools Security Manager software
- (choose your product, select "download drivers and software", and choose your operating system. Select "Software - Security" category)
»  See our ISV Security Solutions for Commercial PCs offered within the HP Security Solutions Center
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