Computer/Embedded Technology


TPM with PQC-protected firmware update

28 February 2022 Computer/Embedded Technology

The OPTIGA TPM SLB 9672 is the first device in a new generation of future-proof Infineon Technologies trusted platform modules (TPM). This standardised and certified security solution serves as a robust foundation to identify and authenticate PCs, servers and connected devices and to protect data integrity and confidentiality.

Feature-rich and ready for current and future security challenges, the chip comes with extended memory and strong cryptographic algorithms and is the first TPM in the market that offers a PQC-protected firmware update mechanism using XMSS signatures. Integrated resiliency features allow the TPM firmware to be recovered in compliance with the NIST SP 800-193 platform firmware resiliency guidelines.

The OPTIGA TPM SLB 9672 is available in two versions:

•FW15.xx: this standardised and certified security solution is the primary choice for MSFT Windows environment/ecosystem and connected devices with PC architecture.

•FW16.xx: compared with the FW15.xx version, the FW16.xx offers enhanced security features including AES bulk encryption, configuration of the TPM’s unique ID and configuration of the endorsement primary seed.

For more information contact Gyula Wendler, Altron Arrow, +27 11 923 9709, [email protected], www.altronarrow.com


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