CABA Information Series
IS-2005-24: Building Trust for Embedded Systems Starting at the Platform
Foundation Layer Security is becoming an essential requirement for all computing devices as we begin to trust and rely upon them to control our environments and protect our information, identity and ultimately our lives. This paper from Certicom discusses the importance of ensuring the reliable operation of devices that include computing features and firmware and/or software. The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) initiative is focusing on a secure computing framework. Techniques for establishing trust are discussed.