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Voltage Plane Sequence Detect Circuit for TCPA Root-of-Trust-Measurement (RTM)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016003D
Original Publication Date: 2002-May-16
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

In Client PCs based on the Trusted Computing Platform Alliance (TCPA) specification, trusted such as private keys, digital certificates, random number generation and protected storage is synchronized at power-up through the use of an immutable portion of BIOS initialization code that is called the Root-of-Trust Measurement or RTM. In PC Clients that implement power