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A Practical Guide to TPM 2.0: Using the New Trusted Platform Module in the New Age of Security Will Arthur & David Challener by Will Arthur, David Challener, Kenneth Goldman

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CHAPTER 2

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Basic Security Concepts

This chapter provides an overview of security concepts and their application to the TPM. It is not important that you understand the underlying mathematics of those concepts, so they will not be described. Instead, the chapter discusses the behavior of the various cryptographic algorithms so you can understand how they are used in the TPM 2.0 specification.

Security experts can skip this chapter. If you have less or somewhat rusty knowledge, you are advised to skim it to refresh your memory or learn how basic cryptographic concepts are used in TPMs. If you have little or no TPM knowledge, this chapter is a must ...

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