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Trusted Computing Group Adds Dell and Nokia as Contributor Advisory Members to the Board of Directors.

Companies Creating Standards to Secure Data, Systems and Networks

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Trusted Computing Group members have elected Dell and Nokia to the organization's newly formed contributor advisory positions to the groups' board of directors for a one-year term. Trusted Computing Group (TCG), an open industry standards organization, creates specifications for a variety of devices and platforms that help protect critical data, systems and networks in the enterprise.

The elected contributors will work with the board members from AMD, Fujitsu Limited, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Infineon Technologies, Intel Corporation, Lenovo Holdings Ltd., Microsoft, Seagate Technology, Sun Microsystems, and Wave Systems, who guide the organization's efforts to create open specifications for trusted computing.

TCG's specifications are implemented in millions of products that enable the trusted enterprise. Specifications include:

* Trusted Platform Module (TPM), a set of security building blocks for storage of protected passwords, digital keys and certificates to enable authentication, prevention of malware and assurance of identity.

* Trusted Network Connect network access control for network security

* Mobile Trusted Module for mobile phone security

* Trusted Storage for data protection in storage devices, including hard drives, flash, tape, and optical devices

The group has work groups addressing trusted peripherals, infrastructure and software as well. More information and the organization's specifications and work groups are available at the Trusted Computing Group's website, www.trustedcomputinggroup.org.

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