As the use of Trusted Computing expands beyond PCs and other conventional information systems to embedded systems of all sorts, the Embedded Systems Work Group provides the expert guidance needed. Early successes include digital copiers and printers, kiosks, gaming systems, and industrial systems. More recent application domains include automotive, network equipment, and IoT.
Embedded systems vary widely but they all need good security. Therefore, each embedded systems domain (automotive, hard copy, etc.) must be analyzed to determine which Trusted Computing technologies apply. The Embedded Systems Work Group forms a Sub Group including domain experts (e.g., printer experts) to identify threats, appropriate countermeasures, and special challenges. Domain-specific guidance is published and special challenges are addressed.