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A Practical Guide to Trusted Computing by Leendert Van Doorn, David Safford, Ryan Catherman, Kent Yoder, David Challener

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Chapter 10

The TSS Core Service (TCS)

The primary goal of this book is to assist application developers in using TCG-related services via the TSS. Some readers may be looking to implement a TSS themselves or may want to have a better understanding of what’s really happening and how actual hardware resources are being handled. This chapter describes the TCS—the TSS Core Service—at a basic level and give some introduction into this part of the stack.

This chapter addresses the following:

  • A TSS Core Service is much like a software TPM.
  • A TSS Core Service provides abstraction to finite resources.
  • TCSs can provide further virtualization.
  • TCSs can be used by both local and remote service providers in the same way.

Overview of a TCS

A TSS Core Service ...

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