New Members Join TCG in Drive to Improve Cybersecurity

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 17, 2014 – Members have elected Dell and Google to the board of directors of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG), a worldwide open industry standards organization.

Representatives from Dell and Google will work with TCG board members from Advanced Micro Devices, Cisco, Fujitsu Ltd., Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Infineon Technologies AG, Intel Corporation, Juniper Networks, Lenovo Holdings Ltd., Microsoft and Wave Systems to help drive the development and adoption of specifications based on the root of trust for computing across devices, networks and the cloud.

To further advance the role of trust across computing, GROWING, MAFAZO LLC, Pulse Secure LLC, Swisscom and Unisys Corporation recently have joined TCG. Experts from these companies will join those from TCG’s 100-plus members across computing to support work groups for Trusted Platform Module, embedded systems, mobile platforms, virtualized platforms and cloud security.

The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) provides open standards that enable a safer computing environment across platforms and geographies. Benefits of Trusted Computing include protection of business-critical data and systems, secure authentication and strong protection of user identities, and the establishment of strong machine identity and network integrity. Organizations using built-in, widely available trusted hardware and applications reduce their total cost of ownership. TCG technologies also provide regulatory compliance that is based upon trustworthy hardware. More information and the organization’s specifications and work groups are available at the Trusted Computing Group’s website, www.trustedcomputinggroup.org.

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