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A safe for sensitive data in the car: Volkswagen relies on TPM from Infineon

Volkswagen is one of the first car makers to deploy the OPTIGA™ Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 from Infineon Technologies AG as a security solution for the connected car. The chip is designed to protect the vehicle’s communication with the outside world. For example, when car-sharing users or third-party services such as parcel delivery into […]

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World’s first TPM for cybersecurity in the connected car

Infineon Technologies AG is enabling a crucial step toward greater cybersecurity in the connected car. The Munich-based company is the world’s first semiconductor manufacturer to put a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) specifically for automotive applications on the market. The new OPTIGA™ TPM 2.0 protects communication between the car manufacturer and the car which increasingly turns […]

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Infineon enables open source software stack for TPM 2.0

Infineon Technologies AG has enabled a new open source software stack. It makes work easier for developers who want to use the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 – a standardized hardware-based security solution for securing industrial, automotive and other applications such as network equipment. This is the first open source TPM middleware that complies with […]

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VIRTUAL TOKEN – A smart card alternative that makes sense?

By Klaus Schmeh, cryptovision Why use a smart card, if a secret key can also be stored in a virtual token, i.e. a protected hardware module built into a PC or smart phone? The Trusted Platform Module (TPM) and Intel’s Software Guard Extensions (SGX) are two technologies that can be used to build solutions following […]

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Mocana Security of Things Platform integrates support for the Infineon OPTIGA TPM

Infineon Technologies AG and Mocana Corporation are taking IoT security to the next level. Embedded systems security specialist Mocana is to integrate support for the Infineon OPTIGA™ TPM (Trusted Platform Module) security controller as a standard feature into its latest Security of Things Platform™. Developers who choose Mocana’s platform for smart factories, infrastructure, automotive and […]

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