PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 28, 2015 – Trusted Computing Group this week announced it has recognized 13 of its member company representatives in three categories for contributions to the development and adoption of global industry standards for trusted computing and security.
The distinguished service and leadership awardees were nominated by TCG’s board of directors.
David Challener, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, was recognized for distinguished service, indicating a substantial body of work over an extended period of time and ongoing commitment to TCG’s mission and goals. He currently serves as co-chair of the TPM work group; previously, he was chair of the TSS work group and has been a member of the group’s technical committee and board of directors. He is a co-author of a recent definitive book on the TPM, “A,” Practical Guide to TPM 2.0: Using the Trusted Platform Module in the New Age of Security.” Challener has contributed to the work of the TPM, TSS and other elements of TCG and its standards since the group’s inception in 2003.
Amy Nelson, Dell, Inc., received the 2015 leadership award, which recognized a member working collaboratively within the organization to advance TCG’s mission. Nelson has chaired and participated in multiple TCG work groups, including PC Client and security evaluation. In conjunction, Nelson has participated in assurance activities within FIPS 140-2 and FIPS 201 and Common Criteria for the last five years, serving as an editor for the TCG PC Client Specific Protection Profile for TPM 2.0.
TCG members recognized 11 key contributors for their significant efforts in developing TCG standards. These awardees include:
Details on the awardees can be seen at http://www.trustedcomputinggroup.org/about_tcg/participant_recognition.
TCG 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 trustedcomputinggroup.org. Follow TCG on Twitter and on LinkedIn.
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