Nine companies join open standards security group

Share this article:

Nine vendors, including Dell and Motorola, have joined the Trusted Computing Group (TCG), an organization focused on creating open standards for system security.

ARM, nCipher, OSA Technologies, Philips, SafeNet, Samsung, and Transmeta are the other new members announced by TCG this week.

TCG was formed a year ago by AMD, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft to create open standards for use in PCs, PDAs, servers, digital phones and other products. The group grew out of the former Trusted Computing Platform Alliance and adopted existing specifications from that 200-member organization.

"Our membership represents every facet of computing and security, and the best minds in security are active in working groups that are addressing silicon, software, networking, infrastructure, storage, peripherals, usage models, mobile systems and servers," said Jim Ward, TCG board president, in a prepared statement.

Other TCG members include Infineon, National Semiconductor, Nokia, Sony, and VeriSign.

www.trustedcomputinggroup.org

 

Share this article:
You must be a registered member of SC Magazine to post a comment.
close

Next Article in News

Sign up to our newsletters

More in News

Tinba variant aimed at U.S., international banks

Tinba variant aimed at U.S., international banks

Researchers at AVAST have unlocked a Tinba variant and discovered it has been customized to target U.S. financial institutions.

Adobe makes delayed updates for Reader, Acrobat available

The Reader and Acrobat fixes were delayed a week due to issues found during testing.

Nigerian police search for ringleader in major bank heist

The suspect, Godswill Oyegwa Uyoyou, conspired with others to hack bank systems and divert 6.28 billion Naira to mule accounts.