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Trusted Computing Platforms: TCPA Technology in Context by Graeme Proudler, David Plaquin, Liqun Chen, Boris Balacheff, Siani Pearson

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Attestation for Platform Identity Mechanisms

The basic structure of the endorsement, platform, and identity credentials is introduced in this section. The conformance credential has no structure as such, because it amounts to merely a reference to a successful conformance test. Only its background is discussed here.

The credentials contain sufficient information to express the social trust in the platform identity mechanisms. As mentioned previously, the endorsement, platform, and identity credentials are instantiated as X.509 digital certificates. These are designed for unambiguous interpretation, and their structure is more complex than the basic credentials. For clarity, therefore, the credentials (rather than the certificates) are described ...

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