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TMCNet:  Trusted Computing Group (TCG) Members Elect Dell and DMI to Security Group's Board of Directors

[November 13, 2012]

Trusted Computing Group (TCG) Members Elect Dell and DMI to Security Group's Board of Directors

PORTLAND, Ore. --(Business Wire)--

Trusted Computing Group members have elected representatives from Dell and DMI as contributor advisors to its board of directors for a one-year term beginning January 1, 2013. The Trusted Computing Group (TCG), a worldwide open industry standards organization, creates specifications based on a hardware root of trust for a variety of devices, applications and services. To date, more than a billion endpoints are protected with Trusted Computing technologies.

Permanent TCG board members include representatives from Advanced Micro Devices, Cisco, Fujitsu Ltd., Hewlett-Packard (News - Alert), IBM, Infineon Technologies AG, Intel Corporation, Juniper Networks, Lenovo Holdings Ltd., Microsoft and Wave Systems.

TCG Chairman and President Joerg Borchert, vic president, Chip Card & Security ICs, Infineon Technologies (News - Alert) North America Corporation, said, "DMI's experience in developing security solutions for government and commercial use and Dell's leadership in providing enterprise security bring valuable insights to TCG as we evolve our specifications and support the growing adoption of Trusted Computing."

In 2012, TCG also has added a number of members to drive development and adoption of standards-based IT security. These include ARM Ltd.; Byosoft; China Standard Software Co., Ltd.; Cisco Systems; CMS Products (News - Alert); General Micro Systems, Inc.; Infort; Jetway Information Security Industry Co., Ltd.; Nationz Technologies, Inc.; Origin Storage Ltd.; QuickLogic Corporation; Red Hat, Inc.; SKhynix; Toyota Motor Corporation; and VIA (News - Alert) Technologies, Inc.

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, Follow TCG on Twitter and on LinkedIn.

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