Today’s #infosec Word of the Day #11 is
TPM stands for Trusted Platform Module. It is a little piece of hardware that sits on your motherboard that has just one important function which is to generate and store cryptographic keys which are then used to authenticate your device. It is also called a cryptoprocessor.
#TPM is trending in the NEWS lately because #Microsoft just announced that the new #Windows11 will only run on a device that has some form of TPM. Here is a good #theVerge article: https://lnkd.in/e7CRUXK
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