Resources for Using the Trusted Platform Module 2.0 Library Specification

Date Published: October, 13, 2016

Trusted Computing Group’s TPM 2.0 Library Specification, recently adopted as an ISO/IEC 11889:2015 standard (, is a new way to implement TPM and the root of trust.

The TPM typically provides provides integrity measurements, health checks and authentication services. Many other features and attributes are enabled; a complete list is available here .

TCG members are often asked about how to use the TPM and available support and software resources.

“A Practical Guide to TPM 2.0 – Using the Trusted Platform Module in the New Age of Security” was authored by TCG members and is available free online or at modest cost in print at

A reference book intended to help explain TPMs: “Trusted Computing Platforms – TPM2.0 in Context” by TPM experts is also available at

A number of software resources, many open source and free, exist to support the TPM. These include:

TCG members have published a number of technical recommendations and information, including an overview here with links to others:

Watch this blog for more info and resources to using the TPM across a variety of applications.


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