The Storage Work Group builds upon existing TCG technologies and philosophy, and focuses on standards for security services on dedicated storage systems. One objective is to develop standards and practices for defining the same security services across dedicated storage controller interfaces, including but not limited to ATA, Serial ATA, SCSI, FibreChannel, USB Storage, IEEE 1394, Network Attached Storage (TCP/IP), NVM Express, and iSCSI. Storage systems include disk drives, removable media drives, flash storage, and multiple storage device systems.

Dr. Jorge Campello

Director of System and Software Technologies, Western Digital Corporation; Work Group Co-Chair


Resource NameResource TypeResource Tag
Save the Data SED InfographicInfographicStorage
Storage Work Group Storage Interface Interactions SpecificationSpecificationStorage
Storage Work Group Storage Security Subsystem Class: Enterprise SpecificationSpecificationStorage
Storage Work Group Storage Security Subsystem Class: OpalSpecificationStorage
TCG Storage Architecture Core SpecificationSpecificationStorage
TCG Storage Core Spec Addendum: Secure MessagingSpecificationStorage
TCG Storage Enterprise Feature Set: PSK Secure MessagingSpecificationStorage
TCG Storage Feature Set Block SID Authentication SpecificationSpecificationStorage
TCG Storage Opal Integration GuidelinesReference DocumentStorage, Opal
TCG Storage Opal Feature Set: PSIDSpecificationStorage, Opal
TCG Storage Opal SSC Feature Set: PSK Secure MessagingSpecificationStorage, Opal
TCG Storage Opal SSC Feature Set: Single User ModeSpecificationStorage, Opal
TCG Storage Security Subsystem Class: OpaliteSpecificationStorage
TCG Storage Security Subsystem Class: PyriteSpecificationStorage
TCG Storage, Opal, and NVMeWhite PaperStorage
TCG Storage Enterprise SSC Feature Set Locking LBA Ranges Control SpecificationSpecificationStorage
Implementing Hardware Roots of TrustWhite PaperStorage
TCG Storage Protection Mechanisms for Secrets SpecificationSpecificationStorage
TCG Storage Opal SSC Feature Set: Additional DataStore TablesSpecificationStorage
TCG Storage Opal Test CasesSpecificationStorage
TCG Architecture Overview, Version 1.4SpecificationStorage


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