"Linux-based APIs are on the roadmap of various vendors in
support of the Trusted Computing Platform Alliance's (TCPA'S)
security initiative, an Infineon Technologies official said at the
Platform Conference here on Tuesday.
"The TCPA's plan features a hardware-based scheme to provide for
secure communications and e-commerce applications. Founders of TCPA
include Compaq, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft.
"Although TCPA's security initiative is operating system
agnostic, the Linux APIs will be created for the group's Trusted
Platform Module (TPM), according to Infineon's Mark Stafford, a
group manager in the secure mobile solutions division at the