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Trusted Computing Group Members Elect Representatives from Fujitsu Limited, Seagate Technology and Wave Systems Corp. to Board of Directors, Expanding Secure Computing Reach and Support.



PORTLAND, Ore. -- The 140 members of the Trusted Computing Group See TCG.  have elected representatives from Fujitsu Limited, Seagate Technology and Wave Systems Corp. to the organization's 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. ) is an open industry standards organization whose specifications help vendors build products that let users protect critical data and information across a variety of devices and platforms.

The new board members were elected to a one-year term. The board, whose membership includes 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. , HP, 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, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft and Sun, guides the members and its work groups in development of industry specifications for hardware and software that protect PCs and other computing devices from attacks of critical information and transactions.

In the past year, TCG has released specifications to secure data and transactions on mobile phones; use cases for securing data at rest; and additional specifications for 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. Central to Trusted Computing is the 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). , or TPM, a set of security building blocks that enable storage of protected passwords, digital keys and certificates. Desktop PCs, notebook PCs and servers with TPMs are available today from virtually all PC vendors worldwide.

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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