Ensuring security in a connected world with a new TCG subgroup

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By Tom Broström, Chair of the MARS Subgroup in the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) In a world where cars, cities, lighting and even healthcare systems are becoming ‘smart’ and connected to the Internet, it is crucial that sufficient protection is in place to safeguard systems that are quickly becoming a ... Read More

Editor’s Question: How important is cybersecurity education for young people for closing the cyberskills gap?

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The majority of UK parents are in the dark when it comes to advising their children on a career in cybersecurity, research from global cybersecurity training provider, SANS Institute, shows. The post Editor’s Question: How important is cybersecurity education for young people for closing the cyberskills gap? appeared first on ... Read More

Human creativity gives us the upper hand against sophisticated cybersecurity attacks

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By Steve Hanna, Co-chair of the Trusted Computing Group’s Embedded Systems Work Group The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of many technological advantages that is changing society as we know it, bringing with it benefits of greater efficiency and convenience. But it is important that we also remember the ... Read More
A one-size-fits-all approach will not be enough to secure the IoT, says TCG

A one-size-fits-all approach will not be enough to secure the IoT, says TCG

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Steve Hanna, Co-chair of TCG’s Embedded Systems Work Group San Jose, California, June 26, 2019 – Securing the Internet of Things (IoT) is something which cannot be done with a one-size-fits-all approach – and every kind of connected object must be assessed individually, the Co-chair of Trusted Computing Group’s (TCG) ... Read More
Chip Security Emerges a Hot Topic in the Supply Chain

Chip Security Emerges a Hot Topic in the Supply Chain

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For electronics OEMs, ensuring that the semiconductor chips that they source and use are secure and safe is becoming increasingly important as the sophistication of both the systems and of cybercriminals increase. It’s important to think about security as early in the design process possible. The post Chip Security Emerges ... Read More

Why a self-healing IoT security system is key to staying safe and connected

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By Steve Hanna, Chair of Embedded Systems Work Group in the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) Physical systems are becoming more and more networked from industrial to automotive applications and beyond, making Internet of Things (IoT) systems a prime target for attackers. Coupled with the prediction that the IoT will reach ... Read More
TCG launches initiative to develop “world’s tiniest TPM”

TCG launches initiative to develop “world’s tiniest TPM”

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Warsaw, Poland, June 13, 2019 – Groundbreaking work to assure cybersecurity in the Internet of Things (IoT) era has been initiated, as the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) launched a new project to create the “world’s tiniest Trusted Platform Module (TPM).” Many manufacturers want to build devices that include Roots of ... Read More

American Megatrends supports BIOS passwords to be stored in the TPM NVRAM via new Aptio® V UEFI Firmware eModule

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NORCROSS, GEORGIA: – American Megatrends International LLC (AMI), a global leader in BIOS and UEFI firmware, server and remote management tools, data storage products and unique solutions based on the Linux® and Android™ operating systems, is pleased to announce support for BIOS passwords to be stored in the TPM NVRAM ... Read More
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Spotlight Podcast: Fixing Supply Chain Hacks with Strong Device Identities

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Supply chain hacks like ME Docs and ASUS aren’t inevitable. In this Spotlight Podcast, sponsored by Trusted Computing Group, I speak with Dennis Mattoon, a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and the Chairman of the Trusted Computing Group’s DICE Architectures Working Group* about how strong device identities for IoT endpoints ... Read More

Trusted Computing Enters New Frontiers

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In recent years, we have seen a flood of interesting uses for the TPM. In February, the TPM was recommended for use in securing high-risk industrial devices in the newly released international standard IEC 62443-4-2. In March, TCG member Infineon announced the first Industrial TPM. Last fall, Infineon announced the ... Read More