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 See TCG. 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 (Trusted Computing Group, Beaverton, OR, www.trustedcomputinggroup.org) The successor to the Trusted Computer Platform Alliance (TCPA), announced in 2003 by founding members AMD, HP, IBM, Intel and Microsoft. ), 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 (Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, www.amd.com) A major manufacturer of semiconductor devices including x86-compatible CPUs, embedded processors, flash memories, programmable logic devices and networking chips. , Fujitsu Limited, Hewlett-Packard, IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) , 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 In computing, Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is both the name of a published specification detailing a microcontroller that can store secured information, as well as the general name of implementations of that specification, often called "TPM chip" or "TPM Security Device" (Dell). (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 Trusted Network Connect or TNC is an open architecture for Network Access Control, promulgated by the Trusted Network Connect Work Group (TNC-WG) of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG). 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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