In term of overall security is AMD DASH or Intel vPro preferable?

They both have:

  • Hardware virtualization

  • Remote Manageability

  • Hardware-enhanced security

  • etc...

I can't really distinguish the difference between these two technologies except that AMD is an open standard, what are the main differences and security issues of each of them?

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    Unfortunately, we can't provide recommendations. There are tons of sites comparing these two. – schroeder Oct 18 '16 at 19:05
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    Security isn't a quantifiable property. Either a system is vulnerable to a certain attack or it is not. That makes such gorilla vs. shark fights undecidable. – Philipp Oct 18 '16 at 19:35

DASH being open standard assures 2 things:

  • bugs can be found and fixed pretty fast, with the involvement of the community
  • there are no hidden backdoors

vPro has 2 problems:

  • is closed source and you cannot check for manufacturer back-doors

  • it was already hacked several times

So my vote goes to DASH hands down.

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