Werner Fischer is responsible for product security at the server manufacturer Thomas-Krenn and also continuously analyzes new technologies within the scope of his work. He is a regular speaker at many conferences and chief editor of the Thomas-Krenn-Wiki, for which he has written over 600 articles.
Microcode updates as protection against Spectre & Co.
Protection against CPU attacks such as Spectre v2 or ZombieLoad require CPU microcode updates. Performing these updates via BIOS updates is often a painful task - so let's delegate this task to the operating system.