TPM Library Specification
TCG has released the TPM 2.0 library specification that provides updates to the previous published TPM main specifications.
The changes and enhancements compared to the existing TPM 1.2 include:
- Support for additional cryptographic algorithms
- Enhancements to the availability of the TPM to applications
- Enhanced authorization mechanisms
- Simplified TPM management
- Additional capabilities to enhance the security of platform services
Other, future TCG specifications will detail how the TPM can be implemented in various platforms through TCG platform specific specifications. These future specifications include the TPM Software Stack specification (TSS) and separate specifications for PCs, mobile, embedded and virtualized platforms.
More information, the specification and other documents can be found at http://www.trustedcomputinggroup.org/developers/trusted_platform_module.
JTC 1, a joint committee of the International Organization for Standardization, or ISO, and IEC, the International Electrotechnical Commission, has approved the final ballot for publication of the Trusted Computing Group Trusted Platform Module Library Specification 2.0 as the International Standard ISO/IEC 11889:2015, Parts 1-4, in 2015.
Trusted Platform Module Library Specification, Family "2.0", Level 00, Revision 01.16 - October 2014
- Errata Version 1.2 for Trusted Platform Module Library Specification, Family "2.0", Level 00, Revision 01.16
Trusted Platform Module Library Specification, Family "2.0", Level 00, Revision 00.99- October 2013
Trusted Platform Module Library Specification, Family "2.0", Level 00, Revision 00.96 - March 2013
Previous Public Review Version:
The following TCG Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Work Group specification was posted for public review by Tuesday, May 13, 2014.
Trusted Platform Module Library Specification, Family "2.0", Level 00, Revision 01.07- March 2014
TPM 2.0 FAQQ. What will this specification be used for?
A. The TPM 2.0 specification is a “library specification”, which means that it supports a wide variety of functions, algorithms and capabilities upon which future platform-specific specifications will be based. Basically, it is the core capabilities and commands of the TPM. The TPM 2.0 specification will be used as the basis for creation of TPM specifications for different platforms.