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Trusted Platform Module (TPM)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

TPM

Definition(s):

  A tamper-resistant integrated circuit built into some computer motherboards that can perform cryptographic operations (including key generation) and protect small amounts of sensitive information, such as passwords and cryptographic keys.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-147
NIST SP 800-147B