PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 6, 2018 – Trusted Computing Group (TCG) has awarded nine members for technical contributions and leadership. The group also elected two board members.
TCG Key Contributors were nominated by their peers and awardees include:
TCG also annually recognizes a member for its Frank Molsberry Distinguished Service Award. This year’s awardee, Amy Nelson, is an engineering technologist, CISSP, and distinguished member of the technical staff for Dell, Inc. with 24 years of PC industry experience. In TCG, Nelson chairs the PC Client Work Group and the Security Evaluation Work Group and serves on the group’s board of directors. She has participated in assurance activities with FIPS and Common Criteria and has been involved in a number of other TCG activities.
Carolin Baumgartner, invited expert and Rob Spiger, Microsoft, received the 2018 TCG Leadership Award. Baumgartner first worked with TPMs during her Ph.D. at the University of Fribourg in 2009, where she developed an authentication method for public wireless networks based on TPMs. Since then, she has worked on infrastructure topics, including chairing the related TCG work group.
Spiger is a principal security strategist at Microsoft on the digital diplomacy team inside the customer security and trust organization and has participated in TCG for more than 10 years. His substantial industry experience also includes his contributions at Avanade, Advanced Technical Resources, and Lockheed Martin.
Members also elected Monty Wiseman, GE, and Jim Hatfield, Seagate, for a one-year term to the group’s board of directors. Wiseman has contributed or led a number of TCG efforts around the TPM and other work. Hatfield currently co-chairs the TCG Storage Work Group.
TCG (@TrustedComputin) is a not-for-profit organization formed to develop, define and promote open, vendor-neutral, global industry standards, supportive of a hardware-based root of trust, for interoperable trusted computing platforms. More information about TCG is available at www.trustedcomputinggroup.org. Follow TCG on Twitter and on LinkedIn. The organization offers a number of resources for developers and designers at develop.trustedcomputinggroup.org.
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