TCG Trusted Storage Specifications

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Monday, April 16, 2007
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The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) Storage WorkGroup has published formalspecifications for security and trust services on storage devices, includinghard drives, flash, and tape drives. The majority of hard drive and otherstorage device manufacturers participated. Putting security directly on thestorage device avoids the vulnerabilities of platform OS-based softwaresecurity. The details of the Specification will be highlighted, as well asvarious use cases, including Full Disk Encryption with enterprise keymanagement.

Learning Objectives

Learn the high-level details of the TCG Storage Specifications
Learn how to program applications that exploit the security and trust services on the storage device
Learn the variety of use cases possible with storage device-based security