The Role of TPM in Enterprise Security

Establishing trust in a remote computer system is an essential building block for distributed systems. Unfortunately trust is a hard property to achieve without appropriate hardware support. In this article we describe our trusted computing platform where we extend the hardware rooted trust guarantees of TCG technology to the (Linux) operating system and all its applications and allow remote parties to verify these trust guarantees.

By: Reiner Sailer; Leendert Van Doorn; James P. Ward

Published in: RC23363 in 2004


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