Author: 
Warwick Ashford
ComputerWeekly.com
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Since 2006, many new computing devices have been sold with a built-in trusted platform module chip, but enterprises have yet to embrace the technology in their information security strategies.

According to the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) – which published the trusted platform module (TPM) specification – the technology offers a cheaper and better alternative to software-based information security systems.

The TCG claims the technology has reached tipping point with TPMs now in more than 600 million PCs.

Will 2012 be the year that TPM finally delivers on its potential to provide a hardware-based "root of trust" for enterprise information security?