The Infrastructure Work Group works on the adoption and integration of TCG platform specific specifications into Internet and enterprise infrastructure technologies to enable various business models in a mixed environment of open platform architectures. Conventions for representing and exchanging information useful in making trust decisions are being established by leveraging existing Internet and related infrastructure standards. Considerations are made for representing platform roots of trust, trust chaining, key lifecycle services and the relationship these may have to owner policies. The work group aims to define an architectural framework, interfaces and metadata necessary to bridge infrastructure gaps.


Tom Laffey
Product Security Strategist
Hewlett Packard Enterprise – Aruba Networks
Tom Laffey is Product Security Strategist at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. Tom founded and co-chairs the Network Equipment work group at TCG. At HPE, he works to advance cyber-security and cyber resiliency of Aruba products. Prior to this work, Tom was with Hewlett-Packard ProCurve Networking, leading development of security and integrity features for managed switch products. In prior jobs, Tom has also led architecture and chip design projects for Northrop Grumman, Sierra Logic and VeriFone. Tom holds a B.S. degree in computer engineering from California State University – Sacramento.

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