Trusted Platform Module. Small hardware device providing features such as secure memory, cryptographic sign/verify functions, a key pair which can be used to generate anonymous identities. See article in SECURE. _____________________________________________________________________________
Trusted Platform Module or security chip. This is the hardware chip present on the PC motherboard that performs the security functions at the lowest level.
Trusted Platform Module. Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is a secure storage chip for unique Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) key pairs and credentials. In other words, it is the ideal “safety box” where keys of encrypted data can be kept. A small security controller, TPM was developed to conform to industry standard specifications issued by the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) and it provides the standard for Computing Platform Security.