Surface Pro 3 gets new firmware update adding support for enterprise disk encryption and more

Surface Pro 3 firmware update addresses enterprise needs

In the world of updates for Windows, typically there is Patch Tuesday, and that’s about it. Cumulative updates, a large amount of security patches, and prolonged fixes are all roll out in one big update. Depending on the number of repairs, some people set aside the time for multiple refreshes and the seemingly never-ending “we’re almost done” splash screen.

Today, some Surface Pro 3 users found themselves scratching their heads at a firmware update listed for download on their system. Microsoft threw caution to the wind and released a second firmware update targeting Surface Pro 3 devices. The update doesn’t take very long to install and is intended to address business and enterprise needs. The firmware supports enterprise encryption and enhances configuration for device security.

  • Surface Pro UEFI (v3.11.760.0) adds support for enterprise disk encryption, enhances the advanced configuration settings for device security, and adds configurable support from the Windows OS for provisioning scenarios.

The firmware is a welcomed update for those using the Surface Pro 3 as their all-in-one PC/tablet device in the enterprise space. We’ve been reporting on the recent trend of industry curiosity and eventual deployment of the new Microsoft device various enterprise settings. Grab the update and enjoy!

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